One study, published in the
Journal of Psychopharmacology, surveyed 358 people who reported having quit or cut down on their smoking after ingesting psychedelics (in a non-laboratory setting) at least one year before. 38% of these individuals reported continued smoking abstinence since their psychedelic experience, and 28% reported a drastic reduction in their use (to approximately one cigarette per month).
The reasons given for their success included less severe withdrawal symptoms compared to prior quit attempts and changes in life priorities and values.
These results suggest that psychedelics should continue to be explored for their promise in treating tobacco addiction.
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