Utah Rep. files bill to form psychedelic research task force

GOP Utah Lawmaker Files Bill To Require Task Force Study Into Psychedelic Therapy For Mental Health

A Utah Rep., Brady Brammer, filed a bill that would establish a task force to research the therapeutic potential of psychedelics.

“Utah has some of the finest researchers in the areas of psychiatry and neurosciences at Huntsman Mental Health Institute,” he said. “This bill seeks to leverage that expertise, along with other experts grappling with mental illness, to review the research results, and if appropriate, make recommendations on how to safely administer these therapeutics under the care of qualified physicians.”

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Bill filed in Kansas to legalize psilocybin possession and cultivation

Controversial Kansas Lawmaker Files Bill To Legalize Psilocybin Possession And Cultivation

A Kansas legislator filed a bill to legalize the possession of up to 50 grams of psilocybin or psilocin, as well as the cultivation of psilocybin mushrooms. Possessing 50-100 grams would be considered a civil offense with a fine of up to $250. Possessing over 100 grams would be a misdemeanor with a fine of up to $500 and up to one month in jail.

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Add some ecstasy to your sex life

Subjective effects of MDMA (‘Ecstasy’) on human sexual function

Over 90% of people experienced increased sexual desire and satisfaction after taking MDMA. But that’s not the only way it can improve your sex life.

Mindcure (MCUR) is studying MDMA-assisted-therapy as a treatment for Hypoactive Sexual Desire Disorder (HSDD), which is characterized by low sex drive and emotional distress. 

The goal is to use MDMA to get to the root cause of the issue, which may be a history of negative sexual experiences and relationships or struggles with self worth or body image.

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Eleusis to Become Public Company in Merger with Silver Spike Acquisition Corp. II

Psychedelic Science Leader Eleusis to Become Public Company in Merger with Silver Spike Acquisition Corp. II

Eleusis, a UK-based company focused on psilocybin therapy for depression, is planning to go public through a $446M merger with Silver Spike Acquisition Corp. II (SPKB). Eleusis will apply to have its shares listed on the NASDAQ under the symbol ‘ELEU’.

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Microdosing DMT

Algernon Pharmaceuticals Files for Clinical Trial and Ethics Approval for Phase 1 DMT Human Stroke Study

Algernon Pharmaceuticals (AGN) found that microdoses of DMT can increase the growth of neurons in the brain by up to 40%. An upcoming study will see if this can benefit stroke patients.

Phase I of the study, which is awaiting approval in the UK, will determine the maximum amount of DMT that can be taken without producing a psychedelic effect. Phase II will test repeated doses on acute and recovering stroke patients.

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Numinus Announces Key Milestones in MAPS-Sponsored MDMA-Assisted Therapy for PTSD Clinical Trial

Numinus Announces Key Milestones in MAPS-Sponsored MDMA-Assisted Therapy for PTSD Clinical Trial

Numinus Wellness (NUMI) is enrolling patients for a multi-site study on MDMA for PTSD, which will be sponsored by the Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies (MAPS). The study received approval from both Health Canada and the Institutional Ethics Review Board.

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A letter to the DEA

Bipartisan Congressional Lawmakers Tell DEA To Allow Psilocybin Treatment For Terminal Patients

Representatives from seven US states (Oregon, Nebraska, Michigan, Arizona, Texas, Minnesota, and Pennsylvania) have submitted a letter urging the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) to allow terminally-ill patients access to psilocybin treatments. The lawmakers believe that psilocybin qualifies as an investigational drug and should therefore be accessible through Right to Try laws.

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Microdosing eases depression

Wesana Health Announces Positive Findings From Animal Study on Novel Depression Treatment Protocol Combining Psilocybin and Cannabidiol

In a preclinical animal model, Wesana Health (WESA) found that a single high dose of psilocybin rapidly improved depressive behaviours for 14 days. A regimen of psilocybin microdoses and CBD was able to sustain the results and reduced depressive behaviours by an additional 64%.

Let’s keep the microdosing evidence coming!

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