Apple guru Steve Jobs called using LSD one of the most important things he had ever done in his life. Dylan, The Beatles, The Stones, Zeppelin, Hendrix, Sabbath, and many other great bands and musicians have crafted some of their finest songs blasted out of their minds. Hell, even our three most recent presidents — Clinton, Bush, and Obama — have either engaged in a little recreational drug use or simply refused to answer the question in a truly forthcoming way. The point? Drugs may be illegal, but experimenting with them has become the norm. Speaking of drugs, this issue looks at a few ways to get high legally, the world of i-Dosing, and changes to South Carolina’s drug laws.

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