Cannabis Science Today

# 23 A Psychiatric Pharmacist talks Psychedelics feat. Dr. Kelan Thomas



Dr. Kelan Thomas, PharmD, a psychiatric pharmacist, shares the latest clinical research on psilocybin (the active ingredient in "psychedelic" mushrooms) and other classic hallucinogens. We talk about the chemical profiles of psychedelics, the psychological benefits of these medicines, as well the potential risks and side effects. We also discuss preliminary research on micro-dosing and he shares some of the potential cardiovascular risks that might arise with this practice.