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Thank You, New York Times, for Being Stupid About Burning Man

Jay Michaelson | Posted 10.21.2014 | Arts
Jay Michaelson

Burning Man is not a "festival." Festivals are basically big parties, put on (usually for profit) by organizers, which customers come to visit. Burning Man is a participant-created community experience, coordinated by a non-profit, that is about radical self-expression in all its forms.

Sasha Shulgin Thought I Was an Idiot... Once Upon a Time

Eric E. Sterling | Posted 08.16.2014 | Politics
Eric E. Sterling

Incredulous, he asked, "Didn't Congress know that any four-neck round-bottom flask could be used in place of a three-neck round-bottom flask by simply putting a stopper in the fourth neck?" Hmmm. Probably no one in Congress involved in writing the provision had any knowledge of the use of such flasks, including me.

In Memoriam: Alexander Shulgin, The 'Godfather of Ecstasy'

High Times | Posted 08.04.2014 | Politics
High Times

Among his own, Sasha Shulgin, who died on Monday, will always be remembered and revered as one of the greatest shamans of modern times. Certainly more scientist than psychonaut; he was crudely dubbed "the godfather of ecstasy," but he was far beyond that.

RIP Alexander 'Sasha' Shulgin: 'Godfather of Ecstasy' and Drug Policy Reform Pioneer

Jag Davies | Posted 08.04.2014 | Politics
Jag Davies

Sasha Shulgin, who passed away Monday at the age of 88, was many things to many people. He was not just a pharmacologist, author, and medical chemist, but a pioneer in drug policy reform.

'Godfather Of Ecstasy' Dies

AP | PAUL ELIAS | Posted 08.03.2014 | Science

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Alexander Shulgin, a respected chemist famed for dusting off a decades-old recipe for the psychedelic drug ecstasy, died Monday...

The Rappers Who Reference Drugs The Most Are ...

The Huffington Post | Ryan Kristobak | Posted 05.13.2014 | Entertainment

Following the report of hip-hop artists with the largest vocabularies, Project Know decided to tap into the RapGenius database and pull out the preval...

Anna Almendrala

Veteran Explains How MDMA Helped Heal His Postwar Trauma

HuffingtonPost.com | Anna Almendrala | Posted 04.17.2014 | Science

MDMA, the illegal raver stimulant commonly known by its street names molly and ecstasy, may be poised to attract a new demographic beyond young people...

The Real Case Against Decriminalizing Marijuana

Terrance Hamm | Posted 06.16.2014 | Black Voices
Terrance Hamm

Times are pretty hard now. You can turn on the news and bear witness to all types of negative news stories. WTOP reports that unemployment rates are c...

Study Finds Party Drug Molly Can Make You Racist

TIME | Posted 04.04.2014 | Black Voices

Far from being a recipe for peace on earth, a new study for the Netherlands suggests that the "love hormone" oxytocin, triggered by the party drug MDM...

What Psychedelic Research Can Teach Us About Mental Health

Natalie Ginsberg | Posted 05.18.2014 | Science
Natalie Ginsberg

Psychedelic-assisted therapy has not only proven effective in alleviating terminally ill patients' anxiety, but has also yielded promising results in treating a variety of intractable psychological conditions over the years.

They Had No Idea What They Were Wearing

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 12.27.2013 | Comedy

Redditor Hbdarkman wrote that "My cousin Molly's grandma went into Spencer's look for presents for her family. She thinks she found the best presents ...

Protect Your Teen From Dangerous Dark Net Drugs

Sedgrid Lewis | Posted 02.01.2014 | Parents
Sedgrid Lewis

The Dark Net and the sites that sale illegal drugs are hard to shut down. When one site is shut down then another site appears within a matter of days. Parents have to be vigorous in preventing teens from accessing these sites. Here are some helpful tips to prevent teens from accessing and obtaining drugs from the Dark Net.

The Agony of Ecstasy or "Molly": Let the Buyer Beware

Steve Heilig | Posted 01.23.2014 | San Francisco
Steve Heilig

"Ecstasy" is back in the news, although now it's being called "Molly." A few young partiers have died at big "Electronic Dance Music" festivals around the nation, even prompting cancellation of some such events.

The Scary Drug That's Finding Its Way Into Teen Pop Culture

This article was written by teen reporters from The Mash, a weekly publication distributed to Chicagoland high schools. By Gabby Abesamis, Niles We...

Horrifying New Drugs! Does New Zealand's New Synthetic Drug Law Offer a Safer Way Forward?

Eric E. Sterling | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Eric E. Sterling

As a tool to protect the public from the risks of drugs not being used for medical purposes, the prohibition model has not worked well -- for old drugs or new ones. However, the nation of New Zealand is now trying a different approach.

What We Can't Seem to Remember About MDMA and Why Legalizing Drugs Will Save Your Child's Life

Neill Franklin | Posted 01.23.2014 | Crime
Neill Franklin

Thanks to our failed experiment with alcohol prohibition, we know that it's impossible to keep people away from intoxicants, legal or otherwise. The difference is in how we treat those who favor certain substances over others.

5 Things We Can Learn From New Zealand's Innovative Law to Regulate New Drugs

Avinash Tharoor | Posted 11.30.2013 | Crime
Avinash Tharoor

While the U.S., Uruguay, and certain European states have taken recent strides in reforming marijuana policy, New Zealand focused on newer, less-known substances.

'All Of It Is A Gamble'

Reuters | Posted 11.27.2013 | Crime

By Victoria Cavaliere NEW YORK, Sept 28 (Reuters) - Artist and therapy student Anna and her friends marked a birthday in New York rece...

Is Miley Responsible for Drug ODs?

Anna David | Posted 11.20.2013 | Healthy Living
Anna David

Miley Cyrus didn't kill them. The Zoo Festival didn't kill them. But our society, which glorifies the use of drugs and alcohol and stigmatizes addiction and even recovery -- that expends outrageous amounts of energy on shaming Miley Cyrus while ignoring many of the issues worth getting upset about -- does play a part

Passion Pit, Local Natives the Unsung Heroes of Boston Calling 2

Maria Pulcinella Murray | Posted 11.11.2013 | Entertainment
Maria Pulcinella Murray

Boston Calling's sophomore weekend skewed slightly younger than its inaugural weekend, sporting a lineup that coupled varying shades of indie-pop rockers with a bewitching army of EDM kingpins.

Police Investigating Whether Bad Batch Of Molly Killed Multiple Students

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 09.09.2013 | College

Police are investigating whether University of Virginia sophomore Mary "Shelley" Goldsmith was killed by the same batch of the illicit drug Molly as o...

There Are A Lot Of People Singing About Molly

Posted 09.08.2013 | Entertainment

By now you've likely heard about molly -- the much buzzed about street name for the drug MDMA, which was recently linked to two deaths at the Electric...

The Drug Overdose That I Almost Didn't Live to Tell About

Sheneka Adams | Posted 11.05.2013 | Women
Sheneka Adams

If anyone has ever been to a mental facility, then you know how scary it is. You have no rights, you belong to the state. Long story short, I got out of there and I vowed never to do drugs again, but I knew that was a lie.

Molly Overdoses Troubles Northeastern Colleges

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 09.06.2013 | College

College officials in the northeast are greeting returning students with a warning after multiple deaths due to overdoses of Molly, a powder form of MD...

More Details About Electric Zoo Death Revealed

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 09.03.2013 | New York

A University of New Hampshire student, one of two people who died at the Electric Zoo festival in New York City over the weekend, allegedly had multip...