…psychedelics activists launch initiative to legalize community-based sales with support from city council
“So, it makes sense that the benefits of the discovery or rediscovery of the healing power of these entheogens by the west are enjoyed first and foremost by indigenous people, communities of color, and local communities, in general.” [said Oakland District 5 City Council Member Noel Gallo].
Building upon the initial Oakland decriminalization of the personal use and cultivation of entheogenic plants and fungi, local lawmakers there approved a second resolution in late 2020 that urges California legislators to allow local jurisdictions to permit healing ceremonies where people could use entheogenic substances.
Original Article (Marijuana Moment):
Oakland psychedelics activists launch initiative to legalize community-based sales with support from city council
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