Monthly Archives: August 2022

Spanish Government Gives Green Light to Medical Cannabis

Medical cannabis activists and patients in Spain had reason to celebrate after the Spanish government’s decision in June to legalize access to medicinal cannabis for a number of health conditions through the country’s public health system. Although Spanish scientists for several years have been at the forefront of ground-breaking cannabinoid research on cancer and neurological…

Endogenous DMT: A Scientific Mystery

Here’s an intriguing question: Why do our bodies, and those of other mammals, produce N,N-Dimethyltryptamine (DMT), a potent psychedelic also found throughout the plant kingdom? The answer, perhaps disappointingly, is that we still don’t know. According to the authors of a new review in the Journal of Psychopharmacology,1 DMT’s raison d’etre – indeed whether or…