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Somerville Is First Mass. Community To Move To Decriminalize Psychedelics

After a violent event left him devastated and suffering with post-traumatic stress disorder, 31-year-old Alex Karasik of Somerville was looking for help...

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Breaking: Somerville, Massachusetts Decriminalizes Naturally Occurring Psychedelics

Joining the national momentum to decriminalize naturally occurring psychedelics is a coalition from Massachusetts, including Bay Staters for Natural Medicine and Decriminalize Nature Massachusetts...

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Vote to decriminalize ‘magic mushrooms,’ other psychedelics may reach D.C. ballot in November

District residents could decide later this year whether the city should decriminalize certain psychedelic plants and fungi, including those known as “magic mushrooms.”...

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Local Massachusetts Lawmakers Unanimously Approve Psychedelics Decriminalization Measure

Local Massachusetts lawmakers on Thursday unanimously approved a resolution to decriminalize a wide range of psychedelics—the latest in a national movement to reform laws on entheogenic plants and fungi...

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Santa Cruz decriminalizes magic mushrooms and other natural psychedelics,making it the third US city to take such a step

The city of Santa Cruz, California, has become the latest city to decriminalize "magic mushrooms" and other natural psychedelics...

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Washtenaw prosecutor won’t charge people for marijuana, shrooms, other psychedelics

ANN ARBOR, MI – Washtenaw County Prosecutor Eli Savit has announced his office will not charge people for use, possession or small-scale distribution of marijuana and entheogenic plants...

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Santa Cruz Decriminalizes Psychedelics

The spreading wave of psychedelic decriminalization in the US is moving fast!...

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Washtenaw County prosecutor no longer pursuing charges in marijuana, entheogenic plant cases

WASHTENAW COUNTY, Mich. – It was recently announced that Washtenaw County will no longer pursue charges related to marijuana and entheogenic plants...

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Santa Cruz Decriminalizes All Psychedelic Plants And Fungi

The Santa Cruz City Council voted unanimously to decriminalize all entheogenic psychoactive plants and fungi...

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Washtenaw County says cases involving natural psychedelics will no longer be charged

You're not tripping — newly appointed Washtenaw County prosecutor Eli Savit introduced two new policy directives...

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Santa Cruz Just Voted to Tell Cops to Stop Arresting People for Mushrooms, Ayahuasca, and More

Seven years ago, Colorado citizens—tired of the war on drugs and wise to the near-limitless benefits of cannabis...

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Michigan Prosecutor Won’t Pursue Most Marijuana Or Psychedelics Cases, ‘Regardless Of The Amount’

A county prosecutor in Michigan announced on Tuesday that his office will not be pursuing charges over possessing marijuana or entheogenic substances like psilocybin and ayahuasca — “regardless of the amount at issue.”...

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Santa Cruz decriminalizes psychedelic mushrooms

A new resolution has been passed in Central California to decriminalize the use of psychedelic mushrooms...

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The Potential (and Peril) of Legalizing Psychedelics

The late ethnobotanist and psychonaut Terence McKenna was a firm believer in the power of psychedelics to heal humanity’s ills...

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Oakland Activists Unveil Plan To Legalize Sale Of Psychedelics This Year

Oakland became the first city to decriminalize a wide range of psychedelics last year—and now activists are announcing plans to pursue broader reform...

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Decrim: The psychedelics decriminalization movement in North America

Join leaders of the US and Canada Decriminalize Nature movement to discuss what's next for psychedelics decriminalization in North America...

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Santa Cruz, California Becomes Third US City to Decriminalize Psychedelics

On January 28, Santa Cruz, California became the third US city to decriminalize psychedelics...

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Portland Activists Will Pursue Psychedelics Decriminalization Through City Council Rather Than Ballot

A campaign to decriminalize psychedelics in Portland announced recently that it will not be pursuing the change via the ballot initiative ...

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Santa Cruz decriminalizes magic mushrooms

The Santa Cruz City Council unanimously passed a resolution that essentially decriminalizes the use...

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Psychedelics Decrim Activists Mark First Anniversary Of Denver’s Historic Psilocybin Mushroom Vote

One year ago on Thursday, activists behind a first-of-its-kind drug policy reform ballot initiative in Denver ...

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Santa Cruz City Council Votes to Decriminalize Entheogenic Plants and Fungi

Santa Cruz is now the second jurisdiction in California to pass a Decriminalize Nature Initiative...

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What Does ‘Entheogen’ Actually Mean?

'Entheogen' is rebranding psychedelics, evoking the language of divine medicine...

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Santa Cruz City Council Approves Psychedelics Decriminalization Measure

The Santa Cruz, California City Council unanimously voted in favor of a resolution on Tuesday...

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The world needs healing, psychedelic drug advocates tell Ann Arbor council

ANN ARBOR, MI – Derek Oldham said he’s a product of responsible psychedelic drug use and he firmly believes it has helped him become a better person...

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Woman Trademarks 'Psilocybin' to Keep Mushrooms from Being Commercialized

A Bay Area woman has trademarked the name of the psychoactive agent found in so-called magic mushrooms...

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What’s next for psychedelic decriminalization?

There’s a fast-expanding movement that aims to help people with PTSD, mood disorders, substance-use disorders, chronic pain, cluster headache, psychological distress associated with life-threatening illness, and more...

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New Vermont Bill Would Decriminalize Psychedelics And Kratom

Vermont lawmakers filed a bill on Wednesday that would decriminalize three psychedelic substances as well as kratom...

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Ballot Language Approved For Washington, D.C. Psychedelics Decriminalization Measure

The campaign to decriminalize psychedelics in Washington, D.C...

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Extinction Rebellion founder calls for mass psychedelic disobedience

A co-founder of the Extinction Rebellion environmental movement has called for a mass ingestion...

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DC mom leads effort to decriminalize magic mushrooms after treating postpartum depression

WASHINGTON (ABC7) — Melissa Lavasani says her emotional state has improved this year, after trying a psychedelic substance known as “magic mushrooms."...

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Activists Take Steps To Decriminalize Psychedelics In Washington, D.C.

Psychedelics decriminalization could be coming to the nation’s capital, where advocates recently submitted a ballot initiative to make entheogenic substances...

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Everything You Should Know About the Campaign to Decriminalize Naturally Occurring Psychedelics

Dozens of localities around the country are following Oakland's example, forming their own Decriminalize Nature chapters to end prohibition around entheogenic plants and fungi...

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Some Scientists Now Believe That The Universe Itself Is Conscious

A new scientific concept has recently come to light, which scientists are calling “panpsychism.”...

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Why Massachusetts Should Legalize Magic Mushrooms

With untapped clinical potential and a cleaned up image, psychedelics are the next frontier in legalization...

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This D.C. Group Wants To Decriminalize Magic Mushrooms And Some Psychedelic Plants

After D.C. resident Melissa Lavasani gave birth to her first child in 2014, she fell into a deep depression...

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Magic Mushrooms On The Ballot? D.C. May Vote On Decriminalizing Psychedelics This Year

An effort to reduce police enforcement of laws against magic mushrooms and psychedelic plants in D.C..

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Texas Psychedelia: How Cannabis and Psychedelics Intersect in Texas

Recently, it seems there is a growing alignment between the causes of cannabis and psychedelic drug policy reform, especially here in the Lone Star State...

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Measure To Decriminalize Psychedelics Advances In Washington, D.C.

A measure to effectively decriminalize a wide range of psychedelics advanced in Washington, D.C. on Wednesday...

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Scientists Uncover ‘Strong Relationship’ Between Psychedelic Use And Connection With Nature

People who claim a stronger bond with nature following a psychedelic experience aren’t just blowing smoke, according to new research...

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Magic Mushrooms And Psychedelic Plants Could Be On The D.C. Ballot This November

An effort to reduce police enforcement of laws against magic mushrooms and psychedelic plantsin D.C....

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Decriminalizing Psychedelics – Change Your Mind, Then Change the Law

The decriminalization of psychedelic plant medicines is sweeping across the US...

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