Are Psychedelics Going Mainstream? 28% Of Americans Have Tried At Least One Psychedelic Drug, New Poll Reveals

As people are becoming more open to experimenting with alternative treatments for various health issues, or simply for wellness purposes, both  and psychedelics are coming into play. While it has been confirmed that cannabis is the world’s most consumed substance, with around 209 million people using it in 2020, psychedelics are another story. At least for now.

Nevertheless, things seem to be changing. According to a new poll by YouGov, some 28% of Americans have tried at least one psychedelic drug. The poll, which questions 1,000 adults between 22-25, revealed that the most used psychedelic substance is LSD and that 14% of participants confirmed trying it, followed closely by psilocybin with 13%.

Poll Highlights 

  • 9% of participants have tried MDMA, 6% ketamine, 6% DMT, and 5% salvia;
  • 51% …

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