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Denver Voters Will Have Their Say On Legalized Mushrooms In The City

“I don’t think that people should be criminalized or looked upon differently because they are required to take something that can make them feel this much better,” said a 54-year-old patient currently using psilocybin mushrooms.

The initiative would make the use and possession of psilocybin mushrooms by adults 21 and older the lowest law-enforcement priority and prevent the city from using resources to impose penalties. It does not differentiate between the medical and recreational use of mushrooms. But it does specify the drug could not be sold, only grown by users. The group needed 4,726 signatures to make it on the ballot…. 5,559 were valid, meaning the issue will be up to Denver voters in the May 7, 2019 election. If the move is passed, Denver would be the first city in the United States to decriminalize psychedelic mushrooms.

Original Article (CBS4 Denver):
Denver Voters Will Have Their Say On Legalized Mushrooms In The City
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