Politics

First, it was weed…

All the Decriminalize Nature initiatives, as well as the initiative which decriminalized psilocybin in Denver last year, include “grow, gather, gift” stipulations with the intention of allowing folks to home-grow psychedelics that have shown therapeutic potential. …all this movement is invigorating… the good news is that every psychedelic policy reform initiative will present an opportunity…

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Anthropology

Congress debates… magic mushrooms [and entheogens]

[Rep.] Harris proposed forbidding Washington, DC, from implementing a voter initiative to make… [certain entheogenic plants and fungi] the bottom legislation enforcement precedence. Initiative organizers say they submitted sufficient signatures to look on the November poll. “Even Harris acknowledges the irrefutable science behind a few of these psychedelics,” mentioned initiative proposer Melissa Lavasani, who says…

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Politics

[60% of voters and DC Democratic Party] endorse psychedelics decriminalization ballot initiative

Initiative Measure No. 81 : Entheogenic Plant and Fungus Policy Act of 2020. Make the investigation and arrest of adults for non-commercial planting, cultivating, purchasing, transporting, distributing, possessing, and/or engaging in practices with entheogenic plants and fungi… among the Metropolitan Police Department’s lowest law enforcement priorities… the psychedelics reform movement has spread rapidly across the…

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Modern Culture

City… decriminalizes psychedelic plants and fungi

City Council voted unanimously Sept. 21 2020 in favor of a resolution declaring… …that authorities won’t investigate and arrest anyone for planting, cultivating, buying, transporting, distributing, engaging in practices with or possessing “entheogenic plants” [ayahusaca, psilocybin mushrooms, iboga, etc], or plant compounds. Original Article (AP & MSN):City of Ann Arbor decriminalizes psychedelic plants and fungiArtwork…

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Politics

…government will respond to psychedelics decriminalization petition

That’s the eighth-highest number of signatures an official government petition has received this Parliament. It states that the government should “immediately discontinue enforcement of statutes or regulations that prohibit or impose onerous restrictions on informed adult use, growing, or sharing of any plant or fungi, where an established record of traditional use exists.” Additionally, legislators…

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