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Plant Medicine: Cannabis, Kratom, and Psychedelics: An Interview with Dr. Zach Walsh

Audio version Kratom Science Podcast #42 KratomScience: Canada was one of the first countries to fully legalize cannabis. This was in 2018. Has there been an impact on the research that you can do in Canada because of legalization? Dr. Zach Walsh: Yes and no. The big moment for us with legalization and research really …

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11. Journal Club: Pivotal Mental States, Psychedelics, and Bio-Psycho-Social Studies

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11. Journal Club: Pivotal Mental States, Psychedelics, and Bio-Psycho-Social Studies
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This great Journal of Psychopharmacology article on “Pivotal Mental States” led to a wide ranging discussion with Dr. Jonathan Cachat about the bio-psycho-social study of mental states, use of psychedelics in a therapeutic setting, spirituality and religion, the rapidly changing modern mental landscape, positive mental attitude, and why the immensity, plasticity, and adaptability of the …

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4. Journal Club with Dr. Jonathan Cachat: Human Evolution and Psychoactive Plants, Scratching the Surface of Kratom History, and Kratom Alkaloids

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4. Journal Club with Dr. Jonathan Cachat: Human Evolution and Psychoactive Plants, Scratching the Surface of Kratom History, and Kratom Alkaloids
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This episode, Dr. Jon and I use the journal article “Following the Roots of Kratom” published in 2015 by BioMed Research International as a jumping off point to talk about kratom history, human evolution and psychoactive plants, Terence McKenna’s “Stoned Ape” theory, and drug in religious cults . Plus, we answer listener mail about kratom …

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3. Journal Club with Dr Jonathan Cachat: Kratom Addiction, Listener Mail, and Elephants on LSD

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3. Journal Club with Dr Jonathan Cachat: Kratom Addiction, Listener Mail, and Elephants on LSD
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Dr. Jon Cachat and I talk about the article “Kratom instrumentalization for severe pain self-treatment resulting in addiction – A case report of acute and chronic subjective effects” – This is an open access article that you can read for free https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7378692/ Müller, E., Hillemacher, T., & Müller, C. P. (2020). Kratom instrumentalization for severe …

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28. Dr. Jonathan Cachat

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28. Dr. Jonathan Cachat
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Dr. Jonathan Cachat is a neuroscientist and expert in psychopharmacology, who has extensively studied the effects of psychoactive substances on zebrafish. Dr. Cachat was involved in pioneering the first ever cannabis lab technician program at Hocking College in Ohio. He is currently involved in digitizing pre-prohibition research for the Cannabis Museum in Cincinnati. Dr. Cachat …

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Interview with Dirk Netter, author of the first German language book about kratom

Dirk Netter is the author of the first major German language book on kratom. Kratom – Ethnobotanik, Anwendung, Kultur (English: Kratom – Ethnobotany, Application, and Culture) is soon to be released by Nachtschatten Verlag (Nightshade Press), a publisher from Switzerland. In 2018, Netter founded HIPF, or Hochschulgruppe für interdisziplinäre psychedelische Forschung, translated to English: the …

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