How to (legally) make psychedelic medicine: CEO of Psygen, Danny Motyka


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Today's episode features Danny Motyka, founder of Psygen, a Canadian manufacturer of psychedelics, like MDMA, LSD, DMT, and synthetic psilocybin.

Psygen makes pharmaceutical grade psychedelic medicines for clinical research and therapeutic applications. They have a license to be one of the first manufacturing facilities dedicated to the synthesis of psychedelic medicine.

In this episode, we discuss:

  • Behind the scenes of Psygen’s manufacturing process
  • Natural vs Synthetic psychedelics
  • Navigating regulations for manufacturing Schedule 1 substances

Links to topics discussed in this episode:

Dr. Peter van der Heyden
Entourage Effect
Health Canada
Nick Sand - Orange Sunshine
MDMA, LSD, 5-MeO-DMT, Ibogaine, Psilocybin
Entheon Biomedical
Read the transcript here.
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