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Bill To Decriminalize Psychedelic Drugs Passes Senate Health Committee

A bill authored by San Francisco State Senator Scott Wiener aimed at decriminalizing psychedelic drugs on Wednesday passed the Senate Health Committee by a vote of 6-1, according to Wiener’s office...

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California Bill To Legalize Possession Of Psychedelics Clears Second Senate Committee

A second California Senate committee has approved a bill to legalize possession of a wide range of psychedelics and create a working group to study broader reform...

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Port Townsend woman seeks decriminalization of ‘magic’ mushrooms

PORT TOWNSEND — In public comment after comment, the message has been read in local government meetings: Decriminalize psilocybin mushrooms in Port Townsend...

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California Inches Toward Decriminalizing Psychedelics

California senators pointed to the “failed” War on Drugs and new scientific evidence regarding the benefits of certain hallucinogens...

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Somerville moves toward decriminalizing psychedelic mushrooms

Somerville has become the first Massachusetts community to move toward decriminalizing psychedelic mushrooms and other entheogenic plants...

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California Senators Approve Bill To Legalize Possession Of Psychedelics Like LSD, MDMA And Psilocybin

A bill to decriminalize psychedelics in California and create a working group to study broader reform advanced through a Senate committee on Tuesday...

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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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Third Massachusetts City Approves Psychedelics Decriminalization Measure

Another Massachusetts city has approved a measure to deprioritize enforcement of laws against the possession, use and distribution of a wide range of psychedelics such as psilocybin and ayahuasca...

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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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Decriminalize Nature Launches Crowdfunding Campaign, Shares Goals

Decriminalize Nature has been at the forefront of the movement to change the legal status of entheogenic plants and fungi in the United States...

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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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Michigan Legislature may get chance to decriminalize ‘magic’ mushrooms

“Magic mushrooms” and other currently illegal naturally occurring psychedelics, like peyote cactus and ayahuasca, are starting down a similar path of another previously banned natural drug: marijuana...

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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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Psychedelic Decriminalization Initiatives Are In Motion Across the Country

Since Denver’s successful effort to decriminalize psilocybin mushrooms passed by ballot initiative in 2019...

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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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SPECIAL FEATURE ON PSYCHEDELIC DECRIMINALIZATION IN MASS

You’re not hallucinating—there is actually agreement and momentum toward psychedelic decriminalization in Mass...

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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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Disabled veteran pushes for ‘magic mushrooms’ in Colorado Springs

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KRDO) -- A local combat veteran who struggles with PTSD founded an organization to push for the decriminalization of "magic mushrooms" ...

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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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Why mental health researchers are studying psychedelics all wrong

Supposedly, we are living through a "psychedelic renaissance."...

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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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Michigan Activists Launch Statewide Campaign to Decriminalize Entheogenic Plants, Fungi

Michigan activists are making a statewide push to deregulate psilocybin mushrooms and other psychedelic substances...

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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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Psychedelic society continues push for decriminalization

An outspoken group of pro-psychedelic advocates are continuing their push to get the city of Port Townsend to decriminalize natural hallucinogens...

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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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Gutfeld on the new California bill that would decriminalize psychedelic drugs

A California lawmaker might have discovered the only reason to stay in California...

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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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The move to decriminalize entheogenic plants in Colorado Springs, explained

During an Oct. 13, 2020 City Council meeting, Zac Short, a former combat medic, entered into the public record his story about a little girl in Afghanistan, covered in third-degree burns, who he was unable to save...

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What Does ‘Entheogen’ Actually Mean?

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

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Vermont Lawmakers Prepare Psychedelics And Broader Drug Decriminalization Bills For Introduction

Vermont lawmakers plan to introduce at least two bills this legislative session to decriminalize the possession of drugs, with one of those proposals expected early next week...

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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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California State Senator Introduces Bill to Decriminalize Psychedelics

California is looking at decriminalizing a broad spectrum of psychedelic substances including psilocybin 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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Can a Company Patent the Basic Components of Psychedelic Therapy?

Graham Pechenik, a patent and intellectual property (IP) lawyer, recently tweeted about claims he found surprising in a pending application for psychedelic therapy using psilocybin...

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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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Cambridge Decriminalizes Psychedelics

On Wednesday (February 3), Cambridge became the second city in Massachusetts to decriminalize natural psychedelics, such as ibogaine, ayahuasca, and psilocybin mushrooms...

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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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War on use of mushrooms, cacti and ayahuasca has been called off in Cambridge by council order

There was an easy win Monday in support of following the decriminalization of marijuana with decriminalizing entheogenic plants...

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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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Cambridge City Council Decriminalizes Psychedelics And Urges Police To End Drug Arrests More Broadly

Cambridge, Massachusetts has become the latest city to decriminalize a wide range of psychedelics following a City Council vote on Wednesday...

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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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