news BREAKING THE STIGMA: PSYCHEDELIC DRUGS LIN SHENAUGUST 22, 2020 EDUCATIONFEATUREDPSYCHEDELICS NEWSSERIES128 VIEWS There are a lot of negative stigma surrounding psychedelic drugs. A large portion of the population and the government condemn these substances to be dangerous, addictive, and illegal. Although, that may be true when it comes to opiates or stimulants (such as heroin or cocaine). As they are, indeed, physiologically toxic and addictive. Psychedelics, on the other hand, have been mistaken to have the same, or even worse detrimental effects to one’s health.