Is Medicalization the Only Way to Legalize Psilocybin and Ibogaine?

Ismail L. Ali In the United States, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) regulate and enforce how drugs are researched, marketed, […]

At Chacruna: On Treading Lightly Through the Lion’s Den: The Path to Psychedelic Legitimacy

Casey Alexander Paleo As the Western world approaches the dawning of a psychedelic renaissance, it would be wise to pause for a look back at our […]

At Chacruna: Historian Explains How Women Have been Excluded from the Field of Psychedelic Science

Erika Dyck Chacruna interviews historian Erika Dyck, who was invited to come join us on the Women and Psychedelics Forum, but whose agenda did not allow. The […]

At Chacruna: Introducing Chacruna’s Psychedelic Therapy Music Forum

Matt “River” Baldwin Psychedelic work almost universally makes use of music as a means to shape and guide the experience of those participating in it. The […]

At Chacruna: Dissolving the Binary: The Queerness of Psychedelics

Jeanna Eichenbaum The history of the English language use of the word “Queer” dates back to sixteenth century England. It originally meant “strange,” “peculiar,” “odd,” or […]

At Chacruna: Sexual Seduction in Ayahuasca Shaman and Participants Interactions

Daniela Peluso By focusing on sex and gender, I hope to highlight how flexible, yet fragile, social interactions can be in the context of health and […]