“On Friday, Imperial College London launched the Imperial Centre for Psychedelic Research — the world’s first formal center for research into mind-altering substances, like LSD and mescaline, that have been relegated to the realm of fringe science for nearly 80 years.

“This new Centre represents a watershed moment for psychedelic science; symbolic of its now mainstream recognition,” Robin Carhart-Harris, who will lead the center, said in a news release. “Psychedelics are set to have a major impact on neuroscience and psychiatry in…””