[60% of voters and DC Democratic Party] endorse psychedelics decriminalization ballot initiative
Initiative Measure No. 81 : Entheogenic Plant and Fungus Policy Act of 2020. Make the investigation and arrest of adults for non-commercial planting, cultivating, purchasing, transporting, distributing, possessing, and/or engaging in practices with entheogenic plants and fungi… among the Metropolitan Police Department’s lowest law enforcement priorities… the psychedelics reform movement has spread rapidly across the country since Denver became the first city to decriminalize psilocybin mushrooms last year.
[The Measure also directs]… Codify that the people of the District of Columbia call upon the Attorney General for the District of Columbia and the United States Attorney for the District of Columbia to cease prosecution of residents of the District of Columbia for these activities… “As the proposer of Initiative 81, I would also like to personally thank the D.C. Democratic Party for standing up for residents across DC who currently fear arrest or investigation for using plant medicines that can help treat depression, anxiety and addiction,” she said. With this endorsement, the party is aligning itself with the majority of Washington, D.C. residents who favor the proposal, according to recent polling.
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DC democratic party endorses psychedelics decriminalization ballot initiative
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