Chinese Schools Are Using Psychedelic VR to Scare Kids off Drugs

One thing that strikes me, when reading international news about drug use, is how alike all we humans are—and how fucking stupid everyone in charge is, everywhere.

Not that we necessarily endorse either—ahem—but virtual reality and actual reality-benders, like psychedelic drugs, are cut from similar cloth.

Show us an Occulus Rift set, and we’ll show you a way to experience the “ego death” of an acid trip without a chemistry set, consulting the works of Owsley or Alexander Shulgin, and the need for a quiet, comfortable place in which to retreat while your reality reassembles itself.

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The Future of Cannatech: 3 Dank Innovations to Bet On

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This piece was co-created by Michelle Janikian and Catherine Goldberg.  

Technology and cannabis go together like cookies and milk. Or, since I’m writing this from LA, like Girl Scout Cookies and Soylent.

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Virtual Reality and Marijuana: A Match Made in High Heaven?

This piece was co-created by Michelle Janikian and Catherine Goldberg.

I got high and went to VRLA Expo 2017, the largest virtual reality expo in the world. Before I ordered an Uber to head downtown, I smoked a joint of Double Tangie Banana from KvSh, the only flowers I trust in LA. I chose Double Tangie Banana, a sativa-dominant hybrid, because I was going alone and wanted something that would make me feel social and euphoric.

This was my second recent VR experience. I thought it was the coolest thing when I was a kid in the ’90s, but now, in its “renaissance,” it’s out of this world. I recently attended Dan Braunstein’s awesome Virtual Reality Weed Party, a private party for medical marijuana card holders only. In a stunning loft downtown, Braunstein’s party was clearly a hybrid of my two favorite things: VR and cannabis.

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