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[US City of] Arcata decriminalizes psychedelics

The City Council of Arcata made the decision unanimously to decriminalize the personal possession and growing of psychedelics…

Danielle Daniel, Lead Organizer of Decriminalize Nature Humboldt… “The Arcata City Council’s decision to decriminalize entheogens within city limits was both courageous and honorable.. with decriminalization more Arcata residents will have access to the support they need to heal with entheogens.” That the City Council of the City of Arcata hereby declares that the investigation and arrest of persons for planting, cultivating, purchasing, transporting, distributing, engaging in practices with, or possessing Entheogenic Plants and Fungi or plant compounds which are on the Federal Schedule 1 list shall not be a public safety priority for the City of Arcata; and that only limited City funds and resources be used to investigate, detain, arrest or pursue prosecution for an alleged violation of State and federal law regarding the use of Entheogenic plants by a person twenty-one (21) years of age and older when other code violations are present such as driving while under the influence, use in the presence of minors, or jeopardizing public safety.

Original Article (City Council of the City of Arcata & Truffle Report):
City Council of Arcata & Arcata, California decriminalizes psychedelics
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