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‘To Heal and to Care for’: Protecting Iboga and Indigenous Voices in the Face of Corporatisation

Lack of involvement of Indigenous communities & leaders risks further colonial exploitation of their lands and cultural heritage. From volteface by Editorial June 30 2022 Almost a decade ago, Elizabeth’s husband Chor experienced what she now calls a “healing crisis”: an opiate relapse after a 13 year stretch of sobriety.…

How CBD Brands Appropriate Adaptogens (And What It Means for Psychedelics)

Lately, CBD brands have started adding adaptogens—plants and mushrooms with healing properties—into their products. Unfortunately, they rarely attribute these ancient medicines to their historical and cultural context. From Ganjapreneur by Cara Wietstock June 25 2021 Adaptogens are medicinal plants and mushrooms that are experiencing a resurgence in global wellness trends…

Psychedelics Advocates And Indigenous Groups Split On Decriminalizing Peyote Cactus

From Marijuana Moment by Kyle Jaeger May 17 2021 As the psychedelics reform movement continues to spread across the U.S., a conflict has developed between some advocates and indigenous groups over whether to include the hallucinogenic cacti peyote in decriminalization proposals. While part of the debate concerns the deeply entrenched,…