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Motion to prevent sale of magic mushrooms defeated by Vancouver council

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 …

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Psychedelic drugs might help treat mental health disorders study says

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 …

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‘Magic mushroom’ drug can reduce anxiety and depression for years: study

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. …

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