Oregonians could see 3 votes on psilocybin [mushrooms] in 2020
Initiative PDX-01 has been filed to decriminalize five substances the measure defines as “psychedelic plant medicines.” Psilocybin mushrooms, mescaline cacti and DMT-containing plants… [15-1-2. No Law Shall Regulate Personal Use or Possesion of Psychedelic Plant Medicines. (a) The City of Portland shall adopt no law prohibiting or regulating the personal use or possession of psychedelic plant medicines for personal us. 15.103. Enforcement of Federal or State Laws on Production, Distribution, Possession, or Use of Psychedelic Plant Medicines. (a) The City of Portland shall not enforce federal, state, or local laws, ordinances, rules, or regulations imposing criminal penalties for: (1) the personal use or possession of psychedelic plant medicines; or (2) the growing, production, or distribution of psychedelic plant medicines for personal use or possession.]
Initiative Petition 34 would not decriminalize psilocybin, but instead set up a state-licensed psilocybin assisted therapy program. They secured state approval for the initiative’s language and title last year [Initiative Petition 12], but decided to make several significant changes… the first change was to take out the decriminalization of psilocybin… the measure would limit growers to one production facility. The Drug Policy Alliance… has filed Initiative Petition 44 for the 2020 state ballot. The measure would reclassify “personal non-commercial possession of certain drugs under specified amount from misdemeanor or felony” to a $100 fine, or health assessment.
Original Article (OPB.org):
Oregonians could see 3 votes on psilocybin in 2020
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