…bail set… in Shroom House raid
“Based on the government’s allegations… thought what they were doing was lawful,” said… public defender… the judge set each of their bails at $1.5 million… Senator Elizabeth Steiner said, “This was 100% not what was intended with Measure 109. I don’t think I can be any clearer than that.”
She continued, “The therapeutic psilocybin will be administered by train facilitators in a secure location with supervision with controlled dosing and with appropriate therapeutic support for the person who is getting the treatment and that’s completely different so my hope is that the cities and counties that were apprehensive about this will see that 109 was not intended to allow for open sale of entheogenic substances, hallucinogenic natural substances.” …charges include 10 counts of unlawful delivery of a controlled substance near a school and 10 counts of money laundering… accused of running a magic mushroom business in Portland, known as Shroom house… first appearance in Multnomah County court… Shroom House allegedly sold the magic mushrooms, announcing its grand opening via Twitter in late October .
Original Article (Koin & OPB & Willamette Week & KGW):
$1.5 million bail set for men arrested in Shroom House raid & Oregon store allegedly selling psychedelic mushrooms raided & Shroom House owner “didn’t know anything about any illegal mushroom sales,” attorney says & Portland police seize mushrooms from Shroom House during overnight raid
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