Go ahead and try that out, I’d like to see how it works for you. 

That long, strange trip might not be as damning to your health as your D.A.R.E. officer said it was.  Teri Krebs is a neuropsychiatrist at Norwegian University of Science and Technology. She studies studies psychedelics and MDMA scientifically, a.k.a. not like the dude who is always trying to sell you incense and patchouli oil at your local mall’s poster shop. In a new paper, Krebs claims that a trip down the proverbial rabbit hole is about as dangerous as playing soccer. Take this with a grain of salt:

In the past 50 years, people have used at least half a billion doses of psychedelics. Overall, psychedelics are not particularly dangerous when compared with other common activities, such as riding a bike or playing soccer.

Based on extensive human experience, it is generally acknowledged that psychedelics do not elicit addiction or compulsive use and that there is a lack of evidence for an association between psychedelic use and birth defects, chromosome damage, lasting mental illness or toxic effects to the brain or other body organs.

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