- Mattha Busby is a freelance journalist with a keen interest in health, human rights, and the environment. He's contributed to the Guardian, Observer, London Times, VICE, Jacobin, and Leafly. His first book, 'Should All Drugs Be Legalised?,' was published by Thames & Hudson in 2022. Find his work here. Follow him on Twitter here.
Should All Drugs Be Legalized?
Journalist Mattha Busby explores a world without prohibition in his new book
People + Opinions
Psychedelic Legend Amanda Feilding is Turning 80—And Her Retreats are Open for Business
After 57 Years, psilocybin retreats are finally a reality for the most influential woman in psychedelic science.
Colorado Legalized Psilocybin Experiences. What’s Next?
Over the next year, Colorado will figure out what its regulated psychedelic system will look like. Here’s what’s at stake.
Illegal Shroom Dispensaries in the US and Canada are Getting Busted
Nice try, folks, but you may be a little too far ahead of the psychedelic curve
Equity and Access
There’s a Worldwide Spike in Arrests of Plant Medicine Practitioners
From Mexico to the Czech Republic, facilitators are currently being held for transporting ayahuasca, peyote, and other ancestral medicines
BREAKING: Colorado Legalizes Psilocybin Sessions in Historic Vote
Voters in the Centennial state just legalized guided magic mushroom experiences—and decriminalized personal use.
There’s Now a Shroom Dispensary in the US
With gummies, powders, and capsules on sale, this Florida shop says they’ve found a legal loophole
Why Everyone Cares So Much About Colorado’s Psilocybin Bill
It represents a larger nationwide debate over psychedelic reform—here’s what you need to know
Where Are Magic Mushrooms Legal?
The legal status of psilocybin globally is in flux. Here's where you can journey without prosecution—sort of
Art + Culture
10 Legal Ways to Trip Right Now
Finding psychedelics is always risky in an era of prohibition. Here's how you can journey without breaking the law.
Art + Culture
Fake “MDMA Shop” Opens so People Can Experience What Buying Legal MDMA Would Be Like
You may be able to buy MDMA in a store like this one day—if Dutch activists get their way
Connecticut to Offer Legal MDMA and Psilocybin Therapy as Early as Next Year
Ahead of federal approval, Connecticut seeks to lay the groundwork for psychedelic treatments in the state
The Viagra of the Himalayas—the World’s Most Expensive Fungus—Faces Serious Decline Due to Growing Demand
The caterpillar fungus sells for as much as $140 per gram in the markets of China.
Biden Administration Prepares for Legalization of MDMA and Psilocybin Within Two Years
In the wake of a growing mental health crisis, the feds get ready for legal psychedelic therapy