Decriminalize magic mushrooms… bills… filed… to loosen psilocybin law in Massachusetts
Colorado voted to legalize psilocybin in 2022 [including state-wide home cultivation] and Oregon was the first state to allow adults to use [it] after a successful ballot measure passed in 2020. James Davis [who now runs Bay Staters for Natural Medicine] said legalization in Massachusetts would reduce the stigma that surrounds research scholars from studying the effects…
Adults found growing magic mushrooms could face up to 10 years in prison, according to the Bay Staters for Natural Medicine. “The state law is really necessary to back up that community power. And a lot of police already privately don’t enforce laws against psilocybin mushrooms, it does happen,” Davis said. “And some people have had their lives destroyed by those arrests.” Rep. Lindsay Sabadossa and Sen. Pat Jehlen filed bills that decriminalize possession, ingestion, obtaining, growing, giving away “without financial gain” to people 18 years and older, and transportation of up to two grams of psilocybin, psilocyn, dimethyltryptamine, ibogaine, and mescaline.
Original Article (Boston Herald):
Decriminalize magic mushrooms, say Democrats who have filed bills to loosen psilocybin law in Massachusetts
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