Florida may not be the first state that comes to mind in terms of progressive drug laws, but there is a grassroots movement gaining steam across the state to decriminalize psychedelic treatments for depression, PTSD and more. It’s happening at the local level, in city council chambers and town halls, and is largely the work of one man -- Dustin Robinson, a Florida lawyer and … [Read more...] about Mr. Psychedelic Law: Addressing Psychedelic Decriminalization on a City-by-City Basis
First, it was cannabis. Now psychedelics are on the verge of being legalized for medical use, with a ballot measure in Oregon among the first in the country to take that step. And the market for medical psychedelics is already growing, on track to reach $6.85 billion by 2027 at a CAGR of 16.3% over the next eight years. Psilera Bioscience, a biotech firm focused on … [Read more...] about Psilera Bioscience: Developing the Next Generation of Safer, Targeted Psychedelic Therapies
Let’s face it, psychedelic compounds like psilocybin are natural products. They’re generally gathered from the mushrooms that produce them before they can be used for testing, treatment or in new medicinal products. But this reality puts some limitations on the industry as a whole. Cultivating mushrooms takes time, can be costly and can only deliver so much of the needed … [Read more...] about CB Therapeutics: Is Fermentation the Answer to Scaling Psychedelic Production?
The pandemic is having a serious impact on our mental health. According to a warning from Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director-General of the World Health Organization in May: “The impact of the pandemic on people’s mental health is already extremely concerning." The biggest factors affecting mental health include “social isolation, fear of contagion, and loss of family … [Read more...] about Speak Ai: Leveraging Technology to Improve Psychedelic Therapies
We’re in the midst of a worldwide mental health crisis. According to the World Health Organization, some 300 million people globally suffer from anxiety, more than 264 million people are depressed, and close to 800,000 die from suicide every year, often a direct result of these types of conditions. Psychedelic therapies have long been shown to help with depression and … [Read more...] about Field Trip Health: A Partner on the Psychedelic Path to Wellness