The law still needs to catch up, but magic mushrooms and even stronger psychedelics like iboga have proved to be remarkably effective in the treatment of addiction.
It's a subject tackled in Dosed—a documentary by Nicholas Meyers and Tyler Chandler that has, understandably, won serious buzz in their hometown of Vancouver.
Catch the film, followed by a Q&A with the filmmakers and a panel of special guests at the Rio Theatre on Saturday (December 28).
For more information, read Travis Lupick's interview with Chandler here.
The film screens at 12:30 p.m.