Deep thanks to the 1,228 Erowid supporters who collectively made
this year's public support drive an amazing success. A special thanks
to those who backed the matching challenge.
We provide factual, non-judgmental info about psychoactives--to
assist harm reduction, benefit enhancement, research, and policy
reform. Together we make a difference!
(Nov 3-4, 2017) in Berlin, Germany
Talks, workshops, and rituals on the subject of psychedelics, conscious
practices, and social issues facilitated by experts and researchers.
The theme this year is Altered States, Crisis, and Opportunity.
Nights 2017 [Stadt Nach Acht]
(Nov 9-11, 2017) in Berlin, Germany
Integrates perspectives for a healthy, safe, and sustainable nightlife
including researchers, practical experts, and governmental agency
representatives. (With a European focus.)
"Because history doesn't really forget... it just sticks everything
in a box somewhere." Counterculture historian Erik Davis delves into
the physical evidence of psychoactives-related cultural memory,
including the Leary Archives at New York Public Library.
Erowid is, fundamentally, a library. From digitizing archives like
the Hofmann Collection and cataloging caches of ephemera, books, and
magazines, to hosting snapshots of defunct websites, we're part of a
long lineage in the field of psychoactive-related knowledge.
This issue of Microgram describes seized LSD samples ("Average LSD
content was 388 ug per tablet"!), the April 1969 control of PCP and
Ritalin, recently seized capsules of Hawaiian Baby Woodrose seed
powder, and a method for the identification of cannabis.
EcstasyData is an Erowid project that conducts laboratory testing of
ecstasy tablets, research chemicals, and other drugs. We publish our
results online along with analyses from other testing programs.
Sylvia attended 2017's Drug Policy Alliance Reform Conference, held
Oct 11-14 in Atlanta, Georgia. Successes in ongoing shifts in US drug
policy were recognized amidst grave reflection on the leadership
chaos in DC, as well as on the opioid overdose crisis, mass
incarceration, and criminal justice issues stemming from the war on
drugs people. Psychedelics and drug checking were well
represented in the programming.
Erowid is often mentioned in articles and books. Mentions may include
positive or critical reviews, as well as citations of Erowid content.
The number of documented fatalities associated with 5-MeO-DMT is very
low. The risk of injury or death is likely higher among those
combining it with other psychoactives or ingesting without a sitter.
A Hungarian version of Erowid's guide to relating responsibly to
psychoactive plants, drugs, and technologies. This edition was
translated by folks at Daath.hu - thanks! Tenth in the series!
After initially attributing a woman's death at a California festival
to "LSD poisoning", the medical examiner on the case was removed by
officials and issued a statement reversing the decision. Psychedelic
experts such as Dr. David Nichols spoke out on how poorly informed
the first ME report was.
Full-issue PDF of issue #29 of Erowid's members' newsletter. Some of
the articles from Extracts are published individually on the
Erowid website, but the PDFs also includes additional bits of content.
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