Erowid Monthly
Many "thanks!" are in order to everyone who helped us reach 500 discrete donations during the September fundraising blitz, as well as all of the contributors who responded to the matching grant campaign. We exceeded both goals before their deadlines.

Remember to renew your membership this week in order to get your copy of the new issue of Erowid Extracts hot off the presses in early November. We even have a newly redesigned Erowid t-shirt available as a membership gift!
Drug Geek Factlet
Erowid is currently running a series of short surveys about ketamine and perceptions of medical risks associated with its use. You can respond to the survey(s) here:
Latest Additions
This 93-minute video features a reunion of staff from the International Foundation for Advanced Study (IFAS), a psychedelic research group active in the 1960s. Filmed by Jon Hanna and Tania Manning, the video includes wide-ranging informal remembrances of their work in the pre-prohibition era.
2C-P is a psychedelic phenethylamine with effects similar to, but longer lasting and more visual than, those of 2C-E. Includes Effects, Dose, Images, and Law pages.
The Teafaerie reflects on the risks of evangelizing after her friend tries ecstasy for the first time and winds up in the hospital. Discusses responsibility, informed consent, and the reality that the unexpected can happen when people take psychoactives.
Beyond the well-known contemporary psychedelic artists, the larger realm of Visionary Art includes expression that may have little or nothing to do with inebriated inspiration. A peek at three such masterpieces.
Crew Notes
The crew has been busy searching far corners of the web to find all of the various journal articles, books, and media pieces that cite Erowid as a reference or mention Erowid in their discussions of psychoactives. We've updated our mentions page with what we found:
From the Vaults
Experience report browsing goes beyond the lists in each substance vault. Use this advanced search to find reports by various categories (i.e. method of administration, experience intensity, context, or author gender), by substance combinations, or by keyword.
More New Content
  1. Event Report: Psychedelic Science in the 21st Century
    Comments about the PS21C conference held by MAPS in April. Provides some insight into this type of event by Erowid supporters and volunteers. Includes "Things I Wouldn't Have Known About if I'd Missed This Event", "Thoughts on the Ayahuasca Track", and more.
  2. Walking with Grandfather Peyote and Other Sacred Plants
    A discussion of how entheogens might be incorporated into spiritual practice, adapted from the author's book, Returning to Sacred World: A Spiritual Toolkit for the Emerging Reality.
  3. UNODC Global SMART Updates
    This twice-yearly publication by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime provides insight into global drug trade.
Ecstasy Data
EcstasyData is a project of Erowid Center that conducts lab testing of street ecstasy tablets and publishes the results online. Tablets can be submitted for testing with a $40 co-pay.
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