California [SB 519] advances again…
The Assembly Public Health Committee advanced the legislation, sponsored by Sen. Scott Wiener (D), in a 8-4 vote. This comes weeks after the Public Safety Committee approved the measure.
While “social sharing” would have been allowed under the bill as introduced, those provisions were also reframed in the new committee amendment to provide for “facilitated or support use” so that people could provide the substances to one another in a group context. The new amendment adopted… also requires the state Department of Public Health to develop harm reduction education for the substances. The bill originally included record sealing and resentencing provisions for people previously convicted of psychedelics possession offenses, but that language was removed in its last committee stop prior to the Senate floor vote as part of an amendment from the sponsor….
Original Article (Marijuana Moment):
California bill to legalize psychedelics possession advances again, with new amendments that add limits
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