Shroom use →  less crime

Psilocybin use associated with lowered odds of having been arrested, study finds

People who use shrooms are less likely to commit crimes, according to new research.

An analysis of The National Survey on Drug Use and Health found that psilocybin use is linked to significantly reduced odds of arrest for:

  • Larceny
  • Burglary & robbery
  • Simple assault & battery
  • Serious violence
  • DUI
  • And other miscellaneous crimes

LSD appeared to have no impact on crime rates 🤔

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Taking shrooms is good for society

The relationships of classic psychedelic use with criminal behavior in the United States adult population

Research suggests that psychedelic drug use is linked to decreased criminal behaviour.

An analysis of 13 years worth of survey data revealed that psychedelic drug use was associated with decreased odds of past year theft, assault, arrest for property crime, and arrest for violent crimes by 27%, 12%, 22%, and 18%, respectively.

The use of other illegal drugs was associated with increased odds of criminal behaviour.

“These findings are consistent with a growing body of research suggesting classic psychedelics confer enduring psychological and prosocial benefits.”