Synthetic substances that mimic marijuana, cocaine and other illegal drugs are making users across the nation seriously ill, causing seizures and hallucinations and even killing some people.Full story
After nearly a dozen teenagers overdosed and one died from taking a hallucinogen at a house party, investigators determined the substance was a version of a banned rave-party drug that can be purchased online. Full story
David Nichols studies the way psychedelic drugs act in the brains of rats. But he is haunted by how humans hijack his work to make street drugs, sometimes causing overdose deaths. Full story
The hallucinogen psilocybin could help terminal cancer patients deal with distress and pain. Dr. Nancy Snyderman discuss the new study.