October 10, 2016
Magic mushrooms are reminiscent of Australia’s hippy era in the 1960s. And here we are, 50 years later, where they are becoming popular again among teenagers and the social scene in Australia. They are cheap and easy to find if you know when and where to look for them. You have to be careful you know a magic mushroom from a poisonous mushroom. Making a mistake can be deadly or leave you with permanent brain damage.
During the cold months of winter in Australia, magic mushrooms pop up around the country. The magic happens only once a year. with the right combination of temperature and moisture magic mushrooms rear their heads in all sorts of places. In gardens, forests, playgrounds, creeks, and parks. But, unless you know exactly what you are doing, you can poison yourself.
Magic Mushroom Season in Australia
Australia has 30 types of mushrooms with the hallucinogenic compound psilocybin. Psilocybin decreases brain activity in the prefrontal cortex for up to 6 hours after ingestion. British researcher, Robin Carhart-Harris found that people ingesting magic mushrooms received information the brain usually discarded. This is because its ability to interpret its sensory inputs is decreased. Magic mushrooms allow the mind to work freely, which can account for the hallucinations…
October 10, 2016
The shocking killing of Port Adelaide football coach, Phil Walsh, has highlighted the use of ayahuasca in Australia. Cy Walsh stabbed his father multiple times during a psychotic episode. He had experimented with the drug while travelling overseas and continued to use it in Australia. The courts found the psychosis was not a result of drugs, as there were none detected in his system. But, it is a warning of the possible dangerous effects of ayahuasca. And, it is not clear whether ayahuasca contributed to his ongoing psychosis.
Ayahuasca in Australia
Ayahuasca is not commonly used in Australia with only an estimated 1000 regular users across the country. Facilitators hold ceremonies in different areas with up to 50 people attending…
October 9, 2016
Strain of The Month October 2016 is Pot of Gold. This strain loves the Australian climate and produces so much gold resin by harvest, you’ll be the proud gardner of a cannabis plant bronzed in gold.
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September 30, 2016
Medical cannabis now legal in Australia. Australian cannabis industry is set to grow. With this, comes interest in investment into commercial cannabis from the corporate world. What was once just whispered about on the streets and behind closed doors, is now seen as an industry with multibillion dollar future. Many years of lobbying from the medical sector and patients has finally had a positive result. But, it is only a start. Australian state laws need sorting out as it is still illegal in most states. Also, a national regulator for the industry needs setting up…