Colombia Chamber of Representatives Passes Cannabis Legalization Bill
Cannabis legalization could become a reality for Colombia as it moves to the Senate.
May 11, 2023
Police in Peru Seize $20M of Coke Headed for Turkey
Law enforcement in Peru displayed the seized drugs at a press conference Monday.
March 30, 2023
Court Ruling Could Lead to Cannabis Planting in Brazil
An appeals court in Brazil reported that it will hand down a ruling that could lead to a significant change in the country’s weed laws.
March 22, 2023
The Anthropologist Who Became a Shaman Cult Leader
Florinda Donner and Carlos Castenada were both accused of fabricating their encounters with Indigenous healers. After the latter’s death, the former mysteriously disappeared.
February 20, 2023
Colombia Touts Major Increase in Cannabis Exports
The climate allows for four harvests a year in Colombia.
February 16, 2023
My Coke-Free Visit to Escobar’s Home Turf
The romanticization of Pablo Escobar has turned Colombia into a narco-tourism hotspot, much to the chagrin of those who live there.
January 31, 2023
Argentina Launches New Agency To Boost Cannabis Industry
The agency hopes to make Argentina a leading global exporter of medicinal weed.
January 27, 2023
Guyana Authorities Seize Weed Shipment from the U.S.
People are gettin' high all over the world, including the small South American country of Guyana.
January 24, 2023
Study Finds Benefits Outweigh Risks of Ayahuasca Use
While indigenous tribes have used ayahuasca for thousands of years, the psychedelic’s popularity has skyrocketed, largely due to travelers taking part in ceremonies and an emerging network of practitioners.
November 24, 2022
Nazca Human Sacrifice Victim Used Psychedelics Before Death
A study of ancient human remains has revealed that a Nazca child sacrificed in a ritual ceremony more than a thousand years ago had consumed psychedelic San Pedro cactus prior to death.
November 1, 2022