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Sunday, October 14, 2007

WHAT A TRIP

Looks like it's a wake up call for those on the magical mystery tour.

In the land where drug laws are lax, Holland has banned the sale of fresh magic mushrooms, leaving many visiting the Netherlands not so high and really dry.


The ban comes in the wake of high-profile incidents involving those using the shrooms, including a 17-year-old French girl who jumped from a bridge on a class trip to Amsterdam in March. She died.

Other cases include an Icelandic tourist who broke both legs jumping from a balcony and a Danish tourist who drove his car wildly through a camp site.

The Dutch Parliament has called for a total ban on all forms of the magic mushrooms, also known as psilocybe. They contain psychedelic chemicals psilocin and psilocybin that causes the user to see enhanced colors, experience giggling fits and, obviously, jump off high places.

Party poopers.


Photo by Ximijosefina

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2 Comments:

Anonymous proofreader said...

That second YouTube time lapse resembled a bunch of 13 year old boys at their first dance! TeeHee :}

Sun Oct 14, 06:13:00 PM  
Anonymous alice said...

They're growing!

Mon Oct 15, 07:38:00 AM  

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