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Oregon… psilocybin… reassessment

Reassessment of synthetic psilocybin products… species and substrate reassessment. Question of whether to outsource data collection to a non-governmental independent agency that may garner funding for the development and implementation of data collection? Academic medical center? Private research institutes? On March 1, 2023, all previously created subcommittees will dissolve. Oregon Psilocybin Advisory Board (OPAB) will…

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Massachusetts; psilocybe mushrooms

…the following activities would not be unlawful for adults: “The possession, ingestion, obtaining, growing, giving away without financial gain to natural persons 18 years of age or older… …and transportation of no more than two grams of psilocybin, psilocyn, dimethyltryptamine, ibogaine, and mescaline, excluding the weight of any material such as water, plant and fungi…

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[New Jersey] psilocybin… endorsed by United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) Local…

United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) Local 360 is proud to publicly endorse New Jersey Assembly Bill… authorizing production and use of psilocybin to promote health and wellness. Importantly… both decriminalizes psilocybin production, possession, use, and distribution, and expunges past offenses. “We welcome the introduction of this thoughtful piece of legislation,” said Sam Ferraino, president…

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Illinois lawmaker pushes for… psychedelic mushrooms

…would remove criminal penalties for psilocybin possession… supporters of the bill have said research shows psychedelic mushrooms can help people struggling with mental health issues such as PTSD and depression. …have shown to help improve people’s well-being, particularly a person’s connectedness to family and friends, feelings of trust and community, and the ability to engage…

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Arizona bill… psilocybin…

The research grants would be appropriated for phase I, II and III clinical trials that are “capable of being approved by the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to evaluate the effects of whole mushroom psilocybin” for the designated conditions… to evaluate the effects of whole mushroom psilocybin on treating any of the following:…

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New Hampshire lawmaker files psychedelics legalization bill

…psilocybin mushrooms have been found to be some of the safest recreational drugs, even compared to alcohol and cannabis… …an act legalizing certain controlled substances for persons 21 years of age or older… would legalize the possession and use of a list of psychedelics including psilocybin, mescaline… also reduces the penalties for the possession and…

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Missouri provisions relating to natural [psilocybe mushrooms]

“Caregiver”, a person twenty-one years of age or older who assists in the eligible patient’s medical use of natural medicine… “Natural medicine”, psilocybin or psilocyn, if derived from a plant or fungus… natural medicine may be obtained by caregivers and eligible patients and provided to eligible patients under this section. “Eligible patient”, a person twenty-one…

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…psilocybin… bill… Washington State

…[would not be required] to be diagnosed with or have any particular medical condition as a condition to being provided psilocybin… …would… prohibit penalization of workers lawfully taking psilocybin… explicitly shields health care providers… from being penalized. Original Article (Benzinga & & Filtermag & State of Washington):Legalizing psychedelics from New York to Washington and five…

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Proposed bill would legalize psychedelic in New York State

…would legalize the possession, use, cultivation and gifting or exchange of certain naturally occurring substances [including psilocybe mushrooms] while offering protections to adults who may choose to use them… and allow the use of psychedelics in religious ceremonies. Employers would not be allowed to take adverse action against workers for using psychedelics off-duty nor would…

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