Ethan Nadelmann to Keynote reMind’s Psychedelics Business Forum

Ethan Nadelmann

By reMind Staff — Ethan Nadelmann, widely regarded as the one of the top proponents of drug policy reform both in the United States and abroad, will deliver the keynote address at reMind’s Psychedelics Business Forum at MJBizCon. Nadelmann’s address, “The New Psychedelics Era: Politics, Profits & Principles,” will kick off the one-day conference and […]

How Two Brothers Turned a Family Tragedy into a Brain-Health Mission

By Brad Dunn Alzheimer’s disease — and the toll it took on both their father and grandfather — prompted Chris and Joe Claussen to make drastic career changes. Chris, a former commercial photographer, and Joe, a former charter-boat operator, spent years researching brain chemistry and experimenting with different diets and compounds to help their father. […]

Oregon Releases Draft Rules for Psilocybin Treatments

By Brad Dunn — The Oregon Health Authority has published a draft of its proposed rules related to psilocybin users, facilitators, treatment centers and manufacturers as part of Measure 109. The 65-page draft released Thursday sets parameters for dosages, facilitator interactions, licensing rules, and social equity guidelines that will shape the state’s nascent psilocybin industry. […]

DEA Abandons Move to Ban Psychedelic Compounds DOI and DOC

By reMind Staff — For the second time in as many months, the Drug Enforcement Agency has dropped a proposal to add more psychedelic compounds to its list of banned substances. On Friday, the DEA announced it was retreating from its effort to place the hallucinogens 2,5-dimethoxy-4-iodoamphetamine (DOI) and 2,5-dimethoxy-4-chloroamphetamine (DOC) in Schedule I of […]

Psychedelics Usage Up, Especially Among Millennials and Gen Z

By reMind Staff — Young adults are spurring a significant rise in psychedelics usage in the United States, according to new data from two independent sources. When asked if they had used a hallucinogen in the last year — specifically LSD, psilocybin, MDMA, mescaline, or PCP — a record 8.1% of young Americans (aged 19-30) […]

Psychedelics-Based Church Sues Oakland Police Over Raid

By Brad Dunn — A religious group that believes psilocybin mushrooms played a central role in human evolution has sued the Oakland Police Department over a 2020 raid and seizure of its supply of the psychedelic “sacrament.” According to the San Francisco Chronicle, the Zide Door Church of Entheogenic Plants says law enforcement violated its […]