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Psychedelic Compounds Alleviate Depression Symptoms

April 21, 2022

Psilocybin, the ingredient in “magic” mushrooms, helps with depression. Patients in test groups have found rapid and sustained relief from their depressive symptoms as compared to those taking normal antidepressants. The use of psilocybin goes back to the Aztecs and Greeks. […]

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New Zealand to Phase Out Cigarette Sales Nationwide

December 15, 2021

Cravings for coffee and cigarettes are strong. However, since smoking was increasingly linked to cancer from the 1940s to the 1960s, anti-smoking campaigns have become more popular. New Zealand will raise its smoking age gradually until cigarette sales are obsolete. […]

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