…first legal importation of psilocybin mushrooms into the U.S.

Canadian company… when Wake applied, the company says it was the first to submit the request to the International Narcotics Control Board (INCB) and the UN office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC)... prior to Wake’s application, psilocybin was not included on the INCB’s [International Narcotics Control Board (INCB)] list until the company requested that it be added in April [2021].

…announces [5/19/2021] that that it has completed the first fully-legal and United Nations-compliant importation of psilocybin-containing mushrooms… into the U.S., having secured all required permits from the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA). Wake’s DEA-approved laboratory partner in California, a Schedule 1 Controlled Substance license holder, successfully received the company’s first shipment of the mushrooms. According to Wake, this is the only commercially-produced, federally-legal botanical psilocybin in the U.S. There are a number of bureaucratic steps for import/export and one is to request a substance through the International Import and Export Authorization System.

Original Article (Lucid News):
Wake network successfully completes first legal importation of psilocybin mushrooms into the U.S.
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