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Posted on: Jun 3, 2014, Source: Substance.com

The man who brought us MDMA just died. Watch him explain in 1996 why he spent his life discovering psychedelics.

Posted on: May 30, 2012, Source: The Fix

Marc Lewis spent his youth experimenting with every drug he could find. Once clean, he became a neuroscientist experimenting with addicted brains.

Posted on: Feb 15, 2012, Source: The Fix

A lethal combination of benzos and booze may have killed Whitney Houston. Is one of the most overprescribed (and profitable) drugs in America really that dangerous?

Posted on: Oct 10, 2011, Source: The Fix

Scientists and sobriety veterans alike seem to agree that the addiction vaccine is an unachievable goal, but they also seem to disapprove of the dream itself.

Posted on: Oct 7, 2011, Source: The Fix

Apple's legendary co-founder Steve Jobs said acid was one of the most important things he did in his life.

Posted on: Jun 1, 2011, Source: The Fix

Narconon promises desperate addicts that they can sweat out their demons (and gobs of poisonous green ooze) by spending hours in sweltering saunas. But is it a real rehab?