…psilocybin… movement… explained
…the scheduling of drugs under the Controlled Substance Act (CSA) is largely political rather than scientific [or even historical]. This is unsurprising given the… roots of the War on Drugs… the perception that the War on Drugs is over is an illusion… [with entheogen-based] grassroots campaigns in over 100 U.S. cities… there are religious freedom, cognitive liberty, and neurodiversity concerns about whether psilocybin will be available to those without a discernible mental health condition or who wish to access its benefits outside of designated facilities…
…frontier in [federal], state and local [and natural persons over the age of 18] drug reform has been the loosening of legal restrictions on psilocybin- the psychoactive compound in “magic mushrooms.”…will there be adequate funding to ensure accessibility for those who may not be able to afford expensive treatments? What mental health conditions will qualify for a “prescription” to such services, and what will be the criteria for evaluating those conditions… under state and federal “Right to Try’” statutes, psilocybin ought be available to patients with life threatening illness, to relieve anxiety and depression, notwithstanding its Schedule… designation.
Original Article (The Appeal):
The movement to decriminalize psilocybin, explained
Artwork Fair Use: Björn Sothmann