A local Pendleton, [Oregon-based] operation is working… to expand their minds when it comes to the benefits of small doses of psilocybin, the mushroom-derived substance that is psychoactive in larger amounts. Brandon Krenzler… is the local face behind the Pendleton Psilocybin Cooperative… several psilocybin-based products are on display on 9/20/22. A box of chocolate infused with 4 grams of psilocybin; two types of psilocybin tinctures macrodose… gummy prototype blends with 2-3 grams of psilocybin inside the glass container. “Our Facebook page points out how to cultivate mushrooms at home,” he said. Kenzler also noted an advantage of home-grown mushrooms in that the grower knows what’s in the fungal substrate.

Krenzler also noted an advantage of home-grown mushrooms in that the grower knows what’s in the fungal substrate… comes a decade after Colorado voted to legalize recreational use of marijuana which catapulted the industry with hundreds of dispensaries appearing across the state. Will this happen with psychedelics? Perhaps? Currently, there are mushroom dispensaries opening left and right in Canada and in the U.S. such as Dana Larsen’s Medicinal Mushroom Dispensary, Shroomyz, Professor Seagull’s Smart Shop and more… this is a huge step forward in the fight for drug reform, and it’s thanks in large part to the hard work of activists and organizers across the country… it’s clear that change is happening at the state level… Colorado immediately decriminalize[d] the personal use, transport and growth of psilocybin and psilocin, the active ingredients found in magic mushrooms, for adults 21 and over… explicitly states those acts are now not an offense under state law, and cannot be used as the basis for detention, search or arrest by authorities.

Original Article (East Oregonian & Psychedelic Spotlight):
Pendleton, Oregon psilocybin cooperative promotes medicinal use of mushroom & Colorado becomes second state to decriminalize psychedelics
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