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Take LSD, stay out of prison? Large study links psychedelic use to reduced recidivism

A study of more than 25,000 people under community corrections supervision suggests the use of psychedelic drugs like LSD can keep people out of prison. The research is the first in 40 years to examine whether drugs like LSD and “magic” mushrooms can help reform criminals. “Our results provide a notable exception…

Magic mushroom trips point to long-acting antidepressant drugs

LONDON (Reuters) – The brains of people tripping on magic mushrooms have given the best picture yet of how psychedelic drugs work and British scientists say the findings suggest such drugs could be used to treat depression. Two separate studies into the effects of psilocybin, the active ingredient in magic…