Psychedelics and research part 2: Why psychedelics and why now?

This is part two of a two-part blog series by our guest author Associate Professor Fiona Hutton, teacher and researcher of Criminology at Victoria University of Wellington. We posted part 1 What’s all the fuss about psychedelics? last week Due to the sustained efforts of a number of organisations and individuals such as the BeckleyContinue reading “Psychedelics and research part 2: Why psychedelics and why now?”

Psychedelics and research part 1: What’s all the fuss about psychedelics?

This is part one of a two-part blog series by our guest author Associate Professor Fiona Hutton, teacher and researcher of Criminology at Victoria University of Wellington For those of you who enjoy the recreational use of psychedelics you might have been a bit surprised by the ‘psychedelic renaissance’ that is happening in mental healthContinue reading “Psychedelics and research part 1: What’s all the fuss about psychedelics?”

Drug and Substance Checking Legislation Bill passes into law

Volunteer drug checking organisation KnowYourStuffNZ welcomes the news that drug checking will become permanently legal, with the passing of the Drug and Substance Checking Legislation Bill through its third reading. Aotearoa New Zealand is the first country in the world to have explicitly legal drug checking. “The Act will provide permanent legal standing for ourContinue reading “Drug and Substance Checking Legislation Bill passes into law”

We’re changing how we do things

Since last year’s law change we’ve had heaps more people making the smart choice and getting their gear checked with us. This is brilliant and we love that you’re doing it, especially considering the amount of eutylone we found! Unfortunately, we were ridiculously under-resourced for the amount of people that wanted to come and seeContinue reading “We’re changing how we do things”

2C(-B/E/I) or not 2C – just say know.

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2C or not 2C is the question, so we’re going to highlight some of the 2Cs. This family includes 2C-B, 2C-E, and 2C-I, with similar effects and risks for you. Unfortunately, 2C-B, 2C-E, and 2C-I have had reports of hospitalisations and long-term impacts thanks to shitty mixes made by shitty people or impurities and highContinue reading “2C(-B/E/I) or not 2C – just say know.

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