At Chacruna: Will Psilocybin Decriminalization Expand in 2020? Psilocybin Initiatives in Denver, Oakland, Chicago, California, and Oregon

Sean McAllister The year 2019 was a watershed year for efforts to reform the laws around psilocybin mushrooms, commonly referred to as “magic mushrooms.” Since psilocybin’s […]

At Chacruna: Explosive growth of plant medicine movement aims to help heal the world

What began as a casual conversation between two friends last summer has now developed into an unstoppable global healing movement. David Grillot and Jonathan Glazer realised […]

At Chacrua: How Can You Drink Ayahuasca Legally in the U.S.?

J. Hamilton Hudson The first time Instagram served me an ad for an ayahuasca ceremony, my eyes popped out of my face. I thought it slipped […]

How Psychedelics Expose the Racial Stigma Around Parenting

Nicholas Powers Gunshots woke me up. I covered my son and waited. Heartbeats pounded like a jackhammer. Slowly, I left the bed and peeked between curtains […]

Call for abstracts – GT Drogas, saberes e direitos | 32ª Reuniao Brasileira de Antropologia

32ª Reunião Brasileira de Antropologia – RBAData: 07 a 10 de julho de 2020Local: Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro – UERJ, Campus Maracanã,  Rio de Janeiro.GT […]

At Chacruna: The Greater Mysteries of Plant Music

Matt “River” Baldwin Two years ago, I spent part of the summer working alone on a music project at an artist’s residency in Marfa, Texas. One […]

At Chacruna: Towards an Ethos of Equity and Inclusion in the Psychedelic Movement

During the Psychedelic Integration Conference at Esalen in March of 2019, about 25 attendees met to explore how we can stand for equity and inclusion in […]

Call for Abstracts Panel at the EASST/4S conference, Prague, August 18-21

144. Re-emerging Psychedelic Worlds: Altered States, Altered Subjects, Altered STS? Organizers: Claudia Schwarz-Plaschg / University of Vienna / [email protected] Tehseen Noorani / Durham University / [email protected] After decades […]

At Chacruna: Why Chronic Microdosing Might Break Your Heart

Kelan Thomas There is no shortage of media hype surrounding microdosing psychedelics at the moment, but buyer beware because chronic use could literally end up breaking […]

Personal Healing with Ayahuasca Helped Me Be a Better Psychologist

Gerard Artesona Plant medicines can help us achieve a more integrated perspective on how we see ourselves and the world. This is an important goal that […]


A respeito dos equívocos presentes na ‘N​ ota de Esclarecimento e Advertência’​ elaborada pelo Conselho Municipal de Entorpecentes de Belém do Pará e a Coordenação Municipal […]

Ayahuasca Community Outreach: Distribution of the Guidelines for the Awareness of Sexual Abuse in Iquitos, Peru

Emily Sinclair As part of our efforts to disseminate the Ayahuasca Community Guide for the Awareness of Sexual AbuseI traveled to Iquitos, Peru during the summer of […]

At Chacruna: Mrs. Amada Cardenas: Keeper of the Peyote Gardens

Deep in the heart of South Texas, where peyote (Lophohora williamsii), the mind-expanding cactus sacrament grows, is a place known by many as the “Peyote Gardens.” […]

At Chacruna: Declaration from the Spiritual Authorities, Representatives and Indigenous Organizations of the Amazon Region

UMIYAC We are the original people that have inhabited these ancient lands of the Amazon, cultivating medicinal plants and practicing the knowledge and wisdom of our […]