A B.C. woman is believed to be the first non-palliative patient to be allowed to do shrooms legally. JS by John Semley Toronto, Canada Canada has granted a B.C. woman an exemption to use mushrooms to treat her depression. The Canadian government is allowing patients who are not terminally ill to legally consume psychedelic mushrooms,
The health professionals can use psilocybin themselves to begin to develop therapies Kate Dubinski · CBC News · Posted: Dec 10, 2020 5:00 AM ET | Last Updated: December 10 Four months after it allowed a handful of palliative care patients to use psilocybin as a way to relieve end-of-life suffering, Health Canada has cleared
Coun. Pete Fry referred to motion as ‘anti-drug hysteria’ CBC News · Posted: Sep 12, 2019 10:13 AM PT | Last Updated: September 12, 2019 Vancouver city council struck down a motion Wednesday night to deter and prevent the sale of psilocybin mushrooms, a psychedelic drug also known as magic mushrooms. The motion from Coun. Melissa
A new study suggests illicit drugs, such as magic mushrooms, have the potential to ease anxiety and PTSD On the Coast · CBC News · Posted: Sep 08, 2015 7:38 PM PT | Last Updated: September 8, 2015 LSD, magic mushrooms and ecstasy are well known street drugs not usually associated with medical treatment. But
A single dose of psilocybin, a compound found in “magic mushrooms,” provides long-term relief of anxiety and depression in cancer patients, a new study finds. In fact, cancer patients who were given psilocybin reported reductions in anxiety, depression, hopelessness, demoralization, and death anxiety more than four years after receiving the dose in combination with psychotherapy.
TORONTO — Growing evidence about the powers of psilocybin, a naturally occurring psychedelic compound produced by several species of mushrooms, being used to treat anxiety and depression has inspired advocates to file a federal court challenge next month to allow its use to treat terminally ill patients. Psychotherapist and professor at the University of Victoria