Politics

Denver decriminalizes ‘magic mushrooms’ in historic vote

The initiative… [will] not… [allow] the mushrooms to be sold under Denver’s cannabis businesses.

“It’s a signal to the rest of the country that at least here in Denver we are ready to start remove some of these substances off the controlled substances list,” said Kevin Matthews, 33, who organized the decriminalization campaign. “A lot of people who signed our petition said they are tired to see people going to jail over what they choose to put in their body.” [Over three years in Denver], prosecutors filed charges of possession with intent to manufacture or distribute in three… cases.

Original Article (USA Today):
Denver decriminalizes ‘magic mushrooms’ in historic vote
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