We recently asked 11 different creative minds what their strategies for staying positive through the COVID-19 pandemic are.
International Women's Day, a global day that celebrates the economic, cultural, social, and political achievements of women, is March 8th. In honor of this day, even if I am a day late, I’m lucky to be able to share the enthusiasm and verve of the following women in cannabis who have faced adversity during their climb to success. I don’t mean that success can be quantified only by monetary means. What I call success occurs when a person is celebrated for their kindness, their humility, and ye...
Amid concerns that “Big Weed” will dictate the course of other substances nearing legalization, a sprawling and contentious movement struggles to unite the various sides of the debate.
The best gatherings in cannabis and psychedelics, from Los Angeles to New York.
Before we claim that spiritual experiences heal, we must agree on what a spiritual experience is.
There's no going back: psychedelics have permeated the medical field and American zeitgeist. And DoubleBlind Magazine is among few reputable sources covering this revolution.
DoubleBlind Cofounders Madison and Shelby share why they created a mag, and how they envision the future of responsible investigative journalism surrounding psychedelics.
On the afternoon of April 19th, 1943, the Swiss chemist Albert Hofmann dropped acid, and rode his bike home. Hofmann, who worked in the pharmaceutical department of Sandoz Laboratories in Basel, had first synthesized LSD in 1938 while trying to create a stimulant to treat respiratory and circulatory problems. He had no idea the compound had psychedelic effects, and it yielded no visible results when tested on sedated animals, so he set it aside.
Five years later, Hofmann decided to revisit hi...
I wouldn’t say that everyone should experiment with psychedelics, but an open mind can take the curious imbiber to places not yet known within our own psyche. That’s why I’m highlighting the women behind DoubleBlind.
Santa Cruz recently became the third city in the United States to decriminalize natural psychedelics, such as magic mushrooms, ayahuasca and peyote. LSD and MDMA are off limits.
In this episode we chat with Shelby Hartman and Madison Margolin, the cofounders of the magazine, DoubleBlind, a great new voice in the psychedelic community. To read some in-depth well-written articles on the world of psychedelics, check out their biannual print magazine (Issue #2 is out now) or access their online content at doubleblindmag.com.
In 1967, Jimi Hendrix’s “Are You Experienced?” became the anthem for a generation of psychedelic initiates. Over fifty years later, at the recent Economics of Psychedelic Investing conference, the cultural touchstone was Michael Pollan’s NYT bestseller, ”How to Change Your Mind.”