Psychedelic experience proponents working on 2020 ballot initiative
Anyone undergoing the sessions would first be required to get a doctor’s clearance before participating, according to the plan. The program would be administered by the Oregon Health Authority.
“Oregon, and Eugene in particular, appears ready to consider a proposal such as the Eckerts”, said Dr. Vip Short, a Board Member of the Eugene Center for Ethnobotanical Studies, a non-profit group that is working to spread the word about the potential ballot measure. Oregon’s drug laws… have eased in recent years. Adults over the age of 21 may now legally buy and use marijuana, which remains illegal under federal law, for both recreational and medical purposes. The state Legislature [in 2017] downgraded the possession of personal amounts of other drugs, including psilocybin, from a felony to a misdemeanor.
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Psychedelic Experience Proponents Working on 2020 Ballot Initiative
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