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Tech industry turns to LSD to increase their productivity.


There’s a few signs that LSD has had a resurgence recently. Between 2013 to 2015, there was a 40 percent increase in people between the ages of 18 and 25 taking the drug, according to the National Survey of Drug Use and Health.

And some in the tech industry have started to take LSD in small amounts to increase their productivity.

It’s called a microdose, or when when someone takes about one-tenth of a regular dose of a certain drug.

Rolling Stone talked to some professionals who have turned to the drug, including a 25-year-old referred to as “Ken.” He has a master’s degree from Stanford, according to the outlet, and works at a San Francisco-based start-up.

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