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Inside 9/20, the holiday for psychedelic mushrooms

Indeed, in a legal sense, psilocybin is following a similar trajectory to cannabis… just like cannabis activists did 25 years ago, its initial political gains are starting at the local level.

In May 2019, Denver voters decriminalized psilocybin for personal possession at the ballot box, and a month later, Oakland’s city council decriminalized not only psilocybin mushrooms, but all naturally-occurring psychedelics, thanks to an advocacy group called Decriminalize Nature… unlike April 20th, which was established as a holiday in the 1970s, and April 19th, which dates back to 1943, September 20th is a fairly new holiday. It entered the lexicon of psychonauts in 2015…

Original Article (Rolling Stone):
Inside 9/20, the holiday for psychedelic mushrooms
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