[Who] may be next the City to decriminalize natural psychedelics?
It would prohibit the city from spending funds or resources on police and courts enforcing criminal penalties against naturally-occurring psychedelics. It would maintain the prohibition on buying and selling these drugs, but allow for personal cultivation.
…emphasized the value of advocates speaking and working directly with lawmakers. “Things get done by working with people and making them see you,” he said. “You’re not just telling them what’s wrong and to fix it—rather, ‘Here’s an idea and here’s what we can do.’” The language of the proposed Berkeley decriminalization resolution is familiar. “We basically copy-and-pasted the Oakland resolution, then redacted and edited it for Berkeley.” Williams said.
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Berkeley, CA May Be Next the City to Decriminalize Natural Psychedelics
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