Books

Book Launch: Women & Psychedelics: Uncovering Invisible Voices

This collection of short essays examines the place of women in the history of psychedelics. While some of the subjects are clearly pioneers in their own […]

Tea and Ashes: How Ayahuasca Can Help You Quit Smoking

Dimitri Daldegan-Bueno Before discussing the research itself, it is essential to contextualize the subject. In addition to high blood pressure, smoking is the most significant risk […]

Missing in Action: Where are all the White Allies?

Dana Strauss In the wake of a resurgence of the Black Lives Matter movement and the unjust killing of many Black Americans at the hands of […]

Reflections on Chacruna’s Religion and Psychedelics Forum

Erik Davis I am currently recovering from three very full days of the Chacruna Institute’s Religion and Psychedelics Forum. The event went amazingly well, with a […]

Real Reciprocity: The People Who Brought You Sacred Plant Medicine Need Your Support

Artionka Capiberibe First of all, I would like to thank Dr. Bia Labate for the invitation to participate in the closing of this forum. The event […]

Railler les psychédéliques : une critique du dénigrement de la conférence Queering Psychedelics par Jacques Mabit

Justin Natoli En tant que personne queer et non binaire, je suis habitué·e à aller à l’encontre des idées reçues concernant le genre et la sexualité. […]

Indigenous Reciprocity Initiative of the Americas: A Respectful Path Forward for the Psychedelic Movement

Joseph Mays, Daniela Peluso and Bia Labate As the “psychedelic renaissance” thrives, the psychedelic community finds itself navigating the merging realms of social, ecological, and political […]

The Emergent Field of Psychedelic Chaplaincy

Jasmine Virdi and Oriana Mayorga As we forge deeper in the psychedelic movement, and substances like MDMA and psilocybin steadily edge closer to being FDA-approved medicines, […]

Press Release – Chacruna Institute’s Studies in Psychedelic Justice Provide Critical Education Taught by Leading Experts

April 12, 2022 – Filling a void in the psychedelic space, Chacruna is now offering Studies in Psychedelic Justice, an inclusive program with 3 courses and one workshop focused […]

Press Release – Chacruna Institute’s Religion and Psychedelics Forum Recenters Psychedelics’ Spiritual Roots

April 6, 2022 – From April 21–24, Chacruna hosts the Religion and Psychedelics Forum, a four-day conference featuring some of the most exciting and diverse voices on aspects of […]

A Medicine Heritage of 160 Indigenous Peoples: The Origins of Ayahuasca Before Globalization

Daiara Tukano The forest is diverse, and so are the peoples whose origins include the medicine now popularly known as ayahuasca. However, few know which peoples […]

The Oregon Model: Origins and Inspirations

Tom Eckert Hello, New York. It’s been quite a trek to find myself here, at Horizons, after all these years. Feeling grateful to be here, grateful […]

New Ayahuasca Legal Developments in the US: Soul Quest and Arizona Yagé Federal Court Cases

Council for the Protection of Sacred Plants On March 4, 2022, after a long wait, Judge Wendy Berger of the Middle District of Florida dismissed Soul […]

Introduction: Creating Intellectual Property, Creating Americans

Anjali Vats Intellectual Property Law, the body of legal doctrine and practice that governs the ownership of information, is animated by a dichotomy of creatorship and […]