This is it! Just 5 days left in Erowid's biggest matching drive ever
and we still have $80,000 in matching funds available to us.
** All donations are being doubled until March 10th. **
This is an unprecedented $250,000 challenge by the Bitcoin-based
Pineapple Fund. If you're looking for an extra reason to donate,
the new Erowid hoodie is in.
Semana Psicoactiva 2018
(Apr 17-20, 2018) in Bogota, Colombia
Events covering topics related to psychoactives and Latin America
including drug policy reform, cannabis, coca, harm reduction,
indigenous uses of sacred plants, NPS, and more.
Who is Tobacco? Ways of Seeing this Twilight Plant
(Apr 21, 2018) in Occidental, CA, USA
A look at various tobacco species and their traditional roles, myths
and powers, with ethnobotanist Kathleen Harrison.
Erowid Crew have finished transcription of the next-in-sequence
pharmacology lab book from Dr. Shulgin. Book D includes experiences
with 2C-T-2, 2C-G-N, MDMA, MEM, DVC, 2C-I, LSD, DMT, mescaline, and
Meta-escaline. Covers much of 1987.
The last six weeks have been eventful at Erowid: Eviction notice on
office/library; horrible flu; find new better library location; sign
lease; begin extensive space preparation; Pineapple Miracle; Death of
a mentor-friend; flu rebound; Pineapple Miracle Part 2...
In January, our friend and mentor Dale Pendell died after a battle
with liver cancer. Poet, author, ethnobotanist, alchemist, and
renaissance man of great kindness and trickster ways, Dale inspired
many along 'the poison path'. We miss him. A remembrance by Jon Hanna.
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.
Erowid Center senior editor Sylvia Thyssen talks with Erik Davis
about experience reports, drug geekery, and the Pineapple matching
drive on Erik's Expanding Mind podcast:
Also, see below, we've already published more than 1,000 experience
reports since the first of the year!
Erowid is often mentioned in articles and books. Mentions may include
positive or critical reviews, as well as citations of Erowid content.
The FDA released case reports of deaths possibly related to kratom.
Some are poly-drug cases while others were reportedly kratom alone.
Many/most do not contain toxicological or autopsy findings.
Do not take high doses with high-dose opioids or high-dose alcohol,
especially if you are alone. Do not increase your dose over time.
"Now as a senior I am after clean clarity, insights and intelligence,
to continue my psychonaut exploration from my early twenties in a safe
and responsible manner."
"There was no body load to speak of; rational thinking was intact,
so was the ego, and there was no enhancement of emotions whatsoever.
Over the course of about half an hour, a warm feeling developed in
"Although I don't get stoned, I wouldn't drive, or write a paper, or
do anything that required focus after smoking this. I'm just too
relaxed, and perhaps slightly dopey."
"I have the sensation of being confused by the inequality of our
perception. I am not experiencing a logic block or thought loop, but
the idea that our perceptions differ so greatly is difficult to wrap
my mind around."
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