A report from the rocky path to… psychedelics/[entheogens/ethnobotancials]
The movement to end psychedelic prohibition goes far beyond Oregon. Activists in more than 100 cities and counties are working toward decriminalizing mushrooms and other psychedelic plants, while a handful of research institutions are pushing to get these substances approved as prescription therapy tools on the federal level.
Field coordinator for Decriminalize Denver, calls anything other than full-scale decrim “prohibition 2.0…. It still marginalizes communities who can’t afford medical access and creates an environment where rich people can get richer.” A combination of harm-reduction tactics and peer drug education, Rick Doblin says, will prepare us for a post-prohibition world. “We will find that this massive experiment with prohibition was a disastrous failure,” he says.
Original Article (Playboy):
A Report From the Rocky Path to Legal Psychedelics
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