Boys of the Quebec Algonquin tribe are given “wysoccan”, an incredibly hallucinogenic drug, 100 times more powerful than LSD. The boy spends the next 20 days in a small cage, hallucinating like crazy and suffering extreme side effects like amnesia. The idea is for the boy to forget everything about his past, and become a man. This includes language, his family–everything. If the boy shows signs of recognition, he is often drugged again.
2/23/14 5 Must-Know Facts About Cannabidiol (CBD) - Most people have heard of a chemical called THC, which is the ingredient in marijuana that gets users high. But recently, attention has shifted to another marijuana compound called CBD. And for good reason. Because while doctors can’t seem to look past certain side effects of THC, CBD doesn’t seem to present that problem. On the other hand, evidence of CBD’s vast medical potential is mounting. (Photo: Colleen Danger/Flickr)