Chris Edwards explores the debate in Canada around psilocybin therapy, because of a renaissance in psychedelic research.

Last year saw the publication of the highest-ever number of psilocybin-related research papers.

The research around psilocybin has led seven Canadians to take the federal government to court, arguing that lack of access is a breach of their charter rights.   


Produced by Chris Edwards, Zack Ladouceur, and Rheanna Philipp 

Special thanks to Steve Allgood, John Gilchrist, and Dr. Neel Chadha 

Additional photos/graphics courtesy of Steve Allgood: Steve in the window, Steve and the baby, and CAT Scan

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