Anthropology

Oregon Senate takes steps to allow marijuana exports

The Oregon Senate passed a bill Wednesday (5/15/2019) that would allow Oregon-grown marijuana to be exported and sold in other states. “It is just one of the best places to grow this [cannabis]. It’s like Pinot Noir.” … Adam Smith [of Craft Cannabis Alliance] said … Senate Bill 582 still needs to pass the House…

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Anthropology

Things to know as psychedelic access approaches a tipping point

[In some parts of the world], psilocybin is not only decriminalized but fully legal, taxed by the government, and sold in dozens of retail stores across the country. Both [cannabis and psilocybin] have found a path to acceptance through the efforts of medicalization, as mainstream society has shown support for natural substances with demonstrable healing…

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Anthropology

Denver vote count resumes… with a quarter of ballots uncounted

*Gordon, in the foreground, and a white-clad Albert Hoffman hike a rocky trail through the Sierra Mazateca mountains in October 1962. (Courtesy Wasson Collection). The initiative [will] have to take roughly 55 percent of the remaining votes to win. Election Day voters closed the gap Tuesday night, 5/7/2019, making passage more likely than it appeared…

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