May 2nd #TestItTuesday Alert: MDMA Therapy and Black Markets

It's #TestItTuesday! The Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies (MAPS) has been moving quickly on making MDMA into an FDA-approved medication, and the amount of positive press they are getting is phenomenal. When outlets as diverse as military blogs, Time magazine and now Fortune are covering this research, you know you've really made some waves. But with the increased public understanding of the therapeutic potential of MDMA comes an increased risk of people trying to access these substances via the black market. While it's become increasingly clear that pharmaceutically produced MDMA in a clinical setting has a relatively low risk, extrapolating from...

April 18th #TestItTuesday Alert: Celebrate Safer This Bicycle Day

It's #TestItTuesday! Today, we are discussing LSD and drug checking in honor of Bicycle Day tomorrow and also offering (for this week only) 10% off anything in our store, including test kits, using the coupon code thanksdoc! On April 19, 1943, Dr. Albert Hofmann became the first person to intentionally ingest LSD. After consuming 250 micrograms (what he believed would be a threshold dose, but is actually nearly 3 times the amount of most modern LSD blotters), he began to experience a deeply altered state. Because the use of motor vehicles was restricted during the war, him and his assistant...

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