gina - 2/11/2019 at 09:35 PM
BrerRabbit - 2/12/2019 at 03:52 PM
Nice try - you're just trying to get us to sign "The Oath".
sckeys - 2/12/2019 at 06:09 PM
Legalize on. We have tried this drug war the republican way for too long.
Chain - 2/12/2019 at 07:51 PM
Beyond the absurdity of the continued prohibition of these substances is the fact that they are proving to be very effective in treating several different mental illnesses. In controlled clinical treatments, that is....The most prevalent being perhaps Post Traumatic Stress Disorder...
Science is only now beginning to really understand the mechanisms and potential of psychedelics and psilocybin in treating many disorders.
Truth is research in this field has been underway since basically the 1930's and was well on its way to mainstream acceptance until, ironically, people like Timothy Leary and his over the top antics led the government to ban the use of them in legitimate research. While it's been ongoing for years in an underground manner, finally the feds and some states are realizing the error of their ways.
I would recommend listening to the below interview with Michael Pollan and then reading the book he discusses in the interview if anyone is interested in further exploration into this subject matter: