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Saturn Return

Scenes from the life of a psychedelic pioneer

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Power of Attorney

Can progressive prosecutors achieve meaningful criminal-justice reform?

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Public Enemy

From the jury selection process that took place over three days in June for the trial of Martin Shkreli, an investor and hedge fund founder who is facing eight counts…

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Hard Drugs

From a list of over-the-counter sexual-enhancement products sold since 2007 that have been identified as harmful by the Food and Drug Administration.

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Hashtag Prescription

The hidden cost of crowd-sourcing a cure

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Legalize It All

How to win the war on drugs

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Off Site

From online messages found on Ross Ulbricht’s laptop in 2013 by FBI agents. Ulbricht, then twenty-nine, was arrested while working on his computer in a San Francisco public library. In…

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In 1755 the naturalist Stepan Krasheninnikov observed the Amanita muscaria mushroom’s effects on Russian soldiers in Siberia ingesting it for the first time. Claiming to have been seized by an…

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August 2013

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