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<strong>Vancouver Sun</strong></br>Health Canada denies health care practitioners access to psilocybin for training purposes

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Health Canada denies health care practitioners access to psilocybin for training purposes

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About a month after Health Canada amended the Special Access Program (SAP), allowing physicians to request patient access to restricted...
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<strong>Mugglehead</strong></br>Canadian advocates denounce ‘flawed’ system for legal psilocybin access

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Canadian advocates denounce ‘flawed’ system for legal psilocybin access

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Denying access to psilocybin for palliative care patients seems arbitrary and cruel, advocates say. Spencer Hawkswell, CEO of Victoria-based non-profit...
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Letters of Support from Experts re: Access to Psilocybin for Training Purposes

Letters of Support from Experts re: Access to Psilocybin for Training Purposes

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Below you will find letters of support from healthcare professionals, researchers and experts advocating for healthcare professionals to have legal...
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<strong>Lucid News</strong></br>Health Canada Takes Small Step Towards Accessible Psychedelic Medicine

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Health Canada Takes Small Step Towards Accessible Psychedelic Medicine

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Canada may be the first G7 country to fully legalize cannabis for recreational use, but when it comes to psychedelics,...
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<strong>BBC</strong></br>Fungi: The New Frontier – Us and them

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Fungi: The New Frontier – Us and them

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It all started with rumours of an 800-meter underground organism hidden under the streets of Cambridge and a plate of...
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<strong>Drug Science</strong></br>Right to Try Psychedelic Therapy with Spencer Hawkswell

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Right to Try Psychedelic Therapy with Spencer Hawkswell

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This week’s episode features Spencer Hawkswell the CEO of TheraPsil – a non-profit coalition dedicated to helping Canadians in medical...
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<strong>CHEK News</strong></br>Psychedelics approved for medical use in Canada a ‘step in the right direction’ but not far enough, say experts

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Psychedelics approved for medical use in Canada a ‘step in the right direction’ but not far enough, say experts

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Bruno Guevrémont served 15 years in the Canadian armed forces, with two traumatic tours of Afghanistan under his belt. “I...
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<strong>MYPGNOW</strong></br>Advocates say psychedelics approval doesn’t go far enough

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Advocates say psychedelics approval doesn’t go far enough

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Health Canada approved psychedelics like MDMA (ecstasy) and psilocybin (mushrooms) for medical use in Canada, but some advocates said that...
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<strong>Vancouver Sun</strong></br>B.C. doctors now able to access MDMA, magic mushrooms for the seriously ill

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B.C. doctors now able to access MDMA, magic mushrooms for the seriously ill

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Seriously ill patients who have exhausted conventional treatments for their mental health now have a new, legal option — psychedelics....
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<strong>TheGrowthOp</strong></br>What Canada’s special access program means for patients and doctors

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What Canada’s special access program means for patients and doctors

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The Special Access Program that launched last week, allowing Canadians to potentially access restricted drugs on a case-by-case basis ,...
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<strong>Mugglehead</strong></br>What amendments to Canada’s restricted drug program mean for patients and practitioners

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What amendments to Canada’s restricted drug program mean for patients and practitioners

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While recent changes to Canada’s Special Access Program (SAP) — which allows healthcare professionals to request unregulated drugs for patients...
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<strong>Global News</strong></br>Psychedelics approved for medical use in Canada

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Psychedelics approved for medical use in Canada

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Health care advocates are calling it a major breakthrough in treating serious or life-threatening conditions. As Aaron McArthur reports, Health...
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<strong>Cannabis Wiki</strong></br>Grow Up – Niagara – 2021 – Spencer Hawkswell and Thomas Hartle

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Grow Up – Niagara – 2021 – Spencer Hawkswell and Thomas Hartle

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TheraPsil is a non-profit coalition dedicated to helping Canadians in medical need access legal, psilocybin-assisted psychotherapy to treat end-of-life distress....
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<strong>CBC News</strong></br>Psychedelic Therapy Panel Discussion

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Psychedelic Therapy Panel Discussion

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On January 1st, 2022, CBC News hosted a panel discussion about the medical benefits of psychedelic psychotherapy in Canada. The...
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<strong>Filter</strong></br>Canada Allows Three Mental Health Patients to Access Psilocybin Therapy

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Canada Allows Three Mental Health Patients to Access Psilocybin Therapy

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Canada’s top health agency has agreed to allow an additional three people to use psilocybin mushrooms, a naturally-occurring psychedelic, as...
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<strong>The Dales Report</strong></br>After 283 Days, Health Minister (Finally) Grants Psilocybin Exemptions To Three Canadians With Mental Health Conditions

The Dales Report
After 283 Days, Health Minister (Finally) Grants Psilocybin Exemptions To Three Canadians With Mental Health Conditions

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After waiting more than nine months, three Canadians were finally granted exemptions to legally undergo psilocybin-assisted psychotherapy by the federal...
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<strong>CBC</strong></br>More patients granted psilocybin exemption by federal government

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More patients granted psilocybin exemption by federal government

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Another three patients who have petitioned the federal government to use psilocybin therapy as a treatment for their mental health...
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<strong>Canndora Connect</strong></br>Women in Psychedelics

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Women in Psychedelics

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Women in Psychedelics on December 8th, 2021 offered attendees a unique experience, providing collaboration, networking, inspiration, and advice for women's...
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<strong>National Post</strong></br>Three Canadians with mental health conditions receive legal access to psilocybin mushrooms

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Three Canadians with mental health conditions receive legal access to psilocybin mushrooms

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Three Canadians struggling with mental health conditions have received exemptions to the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act from the federal...
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Canada’s Federal Health Minister Compassionately Grants 3 Patient’s ‘Section 56 Exemptions’ for Psilocybin Mushrooms to treat their Depression and Anxiety

Canada’s Federal Health Minister Compassionately Grants 3 Patient’s ‘Section 56 Exemptions’ for Psilocybin Mushrooms to treat their Depression and Anxiety

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Victoria BC, December 14th, 2021  3 Canadians, who have been struggling with mental health conditions including depression, anxiety, and PTSD...
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<strong>Truffle Report</strong></br>The State of the Psychedelics Industry: ‘It’s a Dinner Table Conversation Now’

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The State of the Psychedelics Industry: ‘It’s a Dinner Table Conversation Now’

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The first panel focused on the topic ‘The State of the Psychedelics Industry,’ and featured CannDelta CEO and co-founder Sherry...
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<strong>The Walrus</strong></br>Take Two Shrooms and Call Me in the Morning: The Medical Promise of Magic Mushrooms

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Take Two Shrooms and Call Me in the Morning: The Medical Promise of Magic Mushrooms

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SIX YEARS AGO, on a late fall evening, I stood in front of a pinball machine, flummoxed. The game was...
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<strong>The Globe and Mail</strong></br>The promise and pitfalls of psychedelics

The Globe and Mail
The promise and pitfalls of psychedelics

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Turn on the TV or flip through the latest bestseller list and it’s clear there’s a renewed interest in the...
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<strong>Microdose</strong></br>Will Canada’s New Health Minister be Psychedelic Friendly?

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Will Canada’s New Health Minister be Psychedelic Friendly?

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Is Canada’s psychedelic future secure? Progress in recent years has been encouraging, but between four-year elections and 24-hour news cycles,...
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<strong>Truffle Report</strong></br>Spencer Hawkswell and Andrew Charrette

Truffle Report
Spencer Hawkswell and Andrew Charrette

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In this special Lift & Co. Expo episode of Truffle Talks, James speaks with Spencer Hawkswell of TheraPsil and Andrew...
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<strong>Truffle Report</strong></br>TheraPsil and Imperial College London, McGill University Partner on Psilocybin Study

Truffle Report
TheraPsil and Imperial College London, McGill University Partner on Psilocybin Study

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A Canadian nonprofit organization has launched a collaborative study to examine the effectiveness of psilocybin-assisted psychotherapy on patients who have...
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Roots to Thrive celebrates first legal Psilocybin Mushroom group therapy treatment for nine end-of life-patients: A therapeutic first in North America

Roots to Thrive celebrates first legal Psilocybin Mushroom group therapy treatment for nine end-of life-patients: A therapeutic first in North America

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Additional Information: TheraPsil is honored to have supported all nine of the patients involved in this precedent-setting group therapy, apply for...
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Letter to Ministers Duclos and Bennett Re: Proposed Regulations for Medical Access to Psilocybin

Letter to Ministers Duclos and Bennett Re: Proposed Regulations for Medical Access to Psilocybin

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From: TheraPsil, Victoria, BC Via Email: hcminister.ministresc@hc-sc.gc.ca CC: jean-yves.duclos@parl.gc.ca CC: carolyn.bennett@parl.gc.ca To: Honourable Minister of Health Jean-Yves Duclos  Minister of...
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<strong>The Globe and Mail</strong></br>Medical psilocybin use should be decided by a patient and their doctor, not the government

The Globe and Mail
Medical psilocybin use should be decided by a patient and their doctor, not the government

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In 2017, I applied for Canada’s first class-action exemption to criminal drug laws on behalf of all terminally ill cancer...
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<strong>The Growth OP</strong></br>TheraPsil launches psilocybin-therapy study alongside researchers from McGill, Imperial College London

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TheraPsil launches psilocybin-therapy study alongside researchers from McGill, Imperial College London

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TheraPsil, a B.C.-based non-profit, has launched its first-ever research collaboration as it continues to advocate for the legalization of psilocybin...
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