“Thank you so very much for all of your openness to communicate about this. Under the directive of the city council to educate and gain community support, we have collected over 330 letters of support, of which I have 270 here in my hands, that we’ve been turning into the city council,” Decriminalize Nature Humboldt member Taylor Albamonti, said.
Decriminalize Nature Humboldt member Taylor Albamonti also thanked the council for its availability to discuss the resolution and pointed to the resolution’s popular support in town. “I understand the concerns of people taking too much and maybe getting overwhelmed by the experience of strong psychedelics, but what we have been doing is trying to teach people how to take these in a good way and in a safe way and with decriminalization, we will have more abilities to teach people how to take these in a good way and provide safe spaces for people to take these…” Danielle Daniel of Decriminalize Nature Humboldt, said. [With decriminalization, Arcata residents will be able to ingest, gift, gather, grow, and share entheogens without fear of arrest. The resolution declares that the investigation and arrest of people cultivating, purchasing, or using entheogenic plants or fungi will not be a priority for the city and that includes law enforcement… those containing the following types of compounds: indole amines, tryptamines, and phenethylamines…]
Original Article (Eureka Times Standard on MSN):
Arcata City Council OKs decriminalizing mushrooms, other entheogenic plants
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