Marijuana does not increase creativity

It would be certainly interesting, and possibly useful, if marijuana were found to expand creativity acutely or even in the long term. Creativity is a trait which is largely desired and beneficial within Western culture. Being considered creative or even considering oneself to have done creative things fuels the ego, gives one a sense of individuality, and ultimately creates pleasure within humans. It is also commercially useful as one must produce unique products in order to stand oneself out within the market and increase profits. So, any potential to increase creativity, either for a short time or in the long run, is very sought after.

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The Schedule level of a drug has NOTHING to do with its safety.

I recently listened to the Joe Rogan Experience episode with Hamilton Morris. Hamilton had some really, really strong points that I had not thought about, of which I might elaborate over the span of a couple different posts. In this one, I want to strengthen my previously held argument that the Scheduled Drug list is not only contradictory, but it is also idiotic, ill-intentioned, and perhaps evil.

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Does Cannabis Legalization Decrease Productivity?

One particular concern with cannabis legalization or drug legalization in general is that it may reduce the amount of productivity. The classic story goes like this: people use drugs, particularly cannabis which has more sedative effects than the other drugs up for consideration, and they become addicted to them, become lazier, somtimes leaving their jobs, going on welfare, etc. and getting sucked into a life of drugs. Perhaps this is a more extreme version of the argument. If so, I am also disagreeing with the moderate version. Anyways, does it hold up?

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Psychedelic Usage May Boost Intelligence

Recently, I posted a couple studies on Twitter which suggested long-term ayahuasca use increased intelligence.

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