• March 6, 2021

Dylan Croll

Dylan Croll is a freelance writer based in California. In the past, he’s worked at the Laslo Congressional Bureau, as a CollegeFix Fellow at The Weekly Standard, Norwood News, and in public relations. He can be found on Twitter at @CrollonPatrol

Man Studied After Accidentally Growing Shrooms in His Veins

A 30-year-old man recently injected himself with shrooms — and nearly died when they began growing in his veins.  The man had long suffered from opioid addiction and bipolar disorder. After researching the therapeutic effects of psilocybin, he stopped taking his meds and decided to try magic mushrooms instead.  The patient boiled the mushrooms into […]Read More

Who Needs Substances When You Can Hug a Cow?

The New Year has not been the turning point many Americans hoped it would be. From the cresting coronavirus pandemic to the recent chaos at the Capitol, 2021 is shaping up to be as rough as 2020. Fortunately, an up-and-coming wellness practice promises to alleviate the stress of overworked and anxious Americans: cow-hugging.  No joke. […]Read More

LSD Could Help with Chronic Pain, Study Suggests

It’s been a long year, and the seemingly eternal election has only made it feel longer and harder for many. That stress often manifests itself in one’s body. So if your back, neck, or other extremities are burning with what feels like a stake being perpetually driven into your body — whether from this political […]Read More

The Operator: Kamala Harris and Her Complicated Criminal Justice Record

SAN FRANCISCO — When it comes to US drug policy, critics of vice presidential nominee Kamala Harris think she has all too conveniently transformed from hard-nosed prosecutor to idealistic reformer. They’re not all wrong, but they’re also not right. Their story goes something like this: Once upon a time, from her perch up in the attorney general’s […]Read More

The “Benadryl Challenge” Can be Deadly, FDA Warns Young People

Some American teenagers and college students are engaging in a new social media craze dubbed the “Benadryl challenge.” But the seemingly fun new fad could be deadly, according to an ominous warning released by officials at the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The FDA recently released a statement warning young folks not to take diphenhydramine – […]Read More

Oregon’s Answer to Mental Health Problems? Psilocybin – or Psychedelic Mushroom – Therapy

Oregon might become the first state to sanction psilocybin – i.e. “magic mushrooms” – for mental health treatment.  Thanks to Ballot Measure 109, Oregonian mental health patients could soon have legal access to psilocybin therapy. Patients suffering from conditions like depression or anxiety would be allowed to seek treatment at tightly regulated shroom service centers.  […]Read More

Michigan AG Investigating Group Allegedly Using Marijuana as Smoke Screen

Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel is investigating a group that allegedly tricked Michiganders into signing a petition to end statewide coronavirus lockdowns. According to victims, the group falsely claimed the petition was for marijuana initiatives and LGBTQ measures, among other issues.   The group, Unlock Michigan, is trying to repeal the 1945 Emergency Powers of […]Read More

More Young Americans are using Marijuana, Study Shows

Marijuana use among young Americans has skyrocketed to a four decade high, according to a new study from the University of Michigan. And the finding has some researchers worried.  Marijuana consumption soared to 43 percent in 2019 among 19-22 year olds. That’s the highest level since the early 1980s, according to the Monitoring the Future […]Read More

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