Why doctors want to reclassify psilocybin, the drug that puts the ‘magic’ in mushrooms

*note, edible mushrooms denote a wide range of species.

Psilocybin is found in more than 200 varieties of mushrooms and has gained growing acceptance in the medical community in recent years for treating depression.

The hallucinogenic drug has been shown to offer therapeutics benefits such as alleviating symptoms of depression and helping people to quit smoking, for example.

Original Article (Fortune):
Why Doctors Want to Reclassify Psilocybin, the Drug That Puts the ‘Magic’ in Mushrooms
Artwork Fair Use: Jean-Pol GRANDMONT

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