How the “most normal person ever” became [a] face of a movement to decriminalize magic mushrooms
…after a few days of “microdosing,” she began to feel normal again… now that the issue is before the Board of Elections.
Salvation [had] arrived in the form of a friend’s recommendation… speaking about the benefits of psilocybin mushrooms on mental health. This was not advice Melissa Lavasani, who holds two graduate degrees, normally would have followed – ”I assumed people that took psychedelics were people that were trying to escape their reality, that couldn’t deal with adulthood,” she says – but these weren’t normal circumstances. [With spores]… she… tried to [cultivate a relationship with] them at home… asks that the DC police make psychedelic-related arrests among its “lowest law enforcement priorities” and that DC’s Attorney General and the US Attorney for DC cease prosecution of people accused of drug offenses involving these substances.
Original Article (The Washingtonian):
How the “most normal person ever” became the face of a movement to decriminalize magic mushrooms
Artwork Fair Use: Mikael Häggström, M.D.