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European Union Bans New Wave of Research Chemicals

European Union Bans New Wave of Research Chemicals

The European Commission has banned four noval psychoactive substances (NPS) usually referred to as research chemicals: Methoxetamine, AH 7921, 25I-NBOMe and MDPV. This decision has come after an investigation by Europol and the European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug...

Revolutionising our Relationship with Plants: Plant Consciousness 2014

Revolutionising our Relationship with Plants: Plant Consciousness 2014

The inherent qualities of the plant kingdom present many opportunities for learning and this two day event, taking place at Regent’s University, London, on October 4-5, will be an exploration into how we can learn more and deepen our relationship...

The Soundless Hum:  Psychonautic Underpinnings of William Burroughs’ Naked Lunch By Roger Keen

The Soundless Hum: Psychonautic Underpinnings of William Burroughs’ Naked Lunch By Roger Keen

This article, by Roger Keen, was originally published in the Psychedelic Press UK print journal (2013 Vol.2) Mostly everyone has heard of William Burroughs’ drug-inspired masterpiece Naked Lunch, but far fewer have actually read it from cover to cover and...

Some Jungian Reflections on LSD   by Malcolm Davy-Barnes

Some Jungian Reflections on LSD by Malcolm Davy-Barnes

This article, by Malcolm Davy-Barnes, was originally published in the Psychedelic Press UK print journal (2013 Vol.2) Once, for half an hour or more, I was a lion. The kind of lion you might see in a Sixteenth Century alchemical...

Thousand Times Broken by Henri Michaux

Thousand Times Broken is comprised of 3 never-before-translated books by Henri Michaux, originally written between 1956-1959. Undertaken while the author experimented with mescaline, ‘Peace in the Breaking’, ‘Watchtowers on Targets’, and ‘400 Men on the Cross’, reveal the creative output of...

Launch of the Psychedelic Society

Psychedelic drugs have fascinated and delighted humans for thousands of years. Studies indicate that they can leave people calmer, happier, kinder and more open-minded, and they are being investigated as a treatment for a range of psychiatric illnesses. Although the...

Have we Blown our Chances of Getting Mainstream Support for Psychedelic Medicine?

Have we Blown our Chances of Getting Mainstream Support for Psychedelic Medicine?

This article was originally published in the Psychedelic Press UK print journal (2013 Vol.2) At a party recently, I had a chat with a good friend of mine who works within the British civil service. His role is loosely connected with...

Entheo-Science: A Liminal Freeland for Entheogenic Consciousness

Entheo-Science: A Liminal Freeland for Entheogenic Consciousness

  The Entheo-Science Congress took place between the 12 and 14 September in Potsdam, Germany. Before arriving, we had the impression that the discussion of the science of generating God within, as the title indicated, would take place within the...

Doors Open for Intoxication Season at Kew Gardens

It is always sad to see cages in the zoo, but having just seen them at the botanical gardens I’m not sure what to think. Whether they are there to protect the psychoactive plants within from the public or the...

Wired 2014 Technology Conference

    Wired 2014 is a two day technology conference taking place between October 16th and 17th at the Tobacco Dock, London, and Psychedelic Press readers have a 10% discount on tickets! World changing inventions and ideas are on the menu with...

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