An American [psilocybe mushroom] marketplace might look like…
In 1906, the feds passed the Pure Food and Drug Act. This dawn of misinformation [regarding cannabis and other entheogenic plants and fungi] during an era of prohibition included the Harry J. Anslinger propaganda war … [culminating in Nixon’s Controlled Substances Act of 1970]. In 2020, the prospect of a psychedelics dispensary; a lack of federal legislation leaves states to decide the matter … Psychedelics [emerging] like cannabis, where one state allows individual rights [like home grown for personal use] community rights [like collectives and farmer’s markets] non-commodified models [grow, gather, gift], medical [therapy clinics] and adult use sales [dispensaries] while neighboring states still prohibit it.
In Oakland’s case, decriminalization included mushrooms and other entheogenic plants. Now a minor swell of cities may do the same. Portland, Oregon has taken up the charge. Dallas and Chicago are currently considering similar measures, as have California’s notorious drug-friendly cities like Berkeley and Santa Cruz. Even more, California may become the first state to decriminalize psilocybin altogether … Others in the space mentioned likely strict regulations for producers regarding product packaging, labeling and dosage amounts … home growing is a key concern… if made illegal, home cultivation could serve as a push back to [any proposed] market.
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An American psilocybin marketplace might look like this
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