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…implications… shops selling psilocybin mushrooms

No retail mushroom stores are permitted under the [Oregon M109 or M110] law. But… Shroom House has at least demonstrated that such a business can exist without hastening the end of civilization. “We haven’t seen any people admitted to hospitals or arrested; it shows hundreds or thousands of people can purchase psilocybin, go do it…

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…Oregon Liquor and Cannabis Commission director…

…informed OLCC staff of his departure… In the job, Steven Marks won praise from lawmakers and the alcohol and cannabis industries for his steady leadership through the complexities of legalizing cannabis… the budget Governor Tina Kotek released Jan. 31 [2023] included a proposed new 50-cent-per-bottle liquor price increase. Original Article (Willamette Week):Longtime OLCC director Steve…

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[Oregon]… state approval to test psilocybin

“We haven’t issued any licenses yet,” says [Oregon] psilocybin services spokeswoman Erica Heartquist. ChemHistory, LLC (Alex Hoggan – Domestic Limited Liability Company) of Milwaukie, was approved to test potency. Rose City Laboratories LLC (Grosz Law Office LLC – Daniel Joseph Huson – Foreign Limited Liability Company), won accreditation from the state of Oregon to test…

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Oregon’s legal… psilocybin… [Jackson County]

The Oregon Health Authority (OHA) reported that they do expect service centers to become operational later this year, but it will “take some time for all four license types (manufacturing, laboratory, service centers, and facilitators) to become licensed and set up operations.” [OHA-Psilocybin Manufacturing]; John Masri (approved), Justin Lundberg (approved), Jawant Singh et al (approved), Scott Wozniak…

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Oregon psilocybin bills… [three in 2023]

[Three] psilocybin [related] bills [two psilocybin cubensis related (SB’s) and one psilocybin related (HB)] introduced for 2023… [SB 302, SB 303] & [HB 2831] which would repeal Oregon’s pioneering drug decriminalization law, and affect [Oregon’s] psilocybin program… [Rep. Kim Thatcher’s SB 302]… in the psilocybin context, the new law would only apply to manufacturers. [Psilocybin…

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A word about Oregon… value

[Sen. Elizabeth Steiner is] seeking to enact legislation to require data collection [through an addition to Measure 109 called SB 303]. I do not know enough to comment on certain details, but on the whole, I share Mason [Marks] discomfort… even if data is “de-identified” or anonymized. As Mason points out, de-identified data still poses risks “because one’s…

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Seeking psychedelics? Check the data privacy clause

Angela Allbee’s acknowledgement that mandatory data collection, including collecting deidentified data, was impossible without passing a new law… Mason Marks [who] teaches drug law, constitutional law, and administrative law [and] served on the Oregon Psilocybin Advisory Board where he chaired its Licensing Subcommittee… received a batch of emails from the Oregon Health Authority (OHA) in…

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…behind the 60s Psychedelic Revolution

I imagine women of today’s generation reading this might cringe, wondering, is that all these women back then wanted for themselves? And the answer is yes and no. Mountain Girl, like so many women of the psychedelic Sixties, did so much more than what she’s credited for. “Mountain Girl tells me that when she first…

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…psychedelic tea and gummies…

At this very moment, a California company called Psilouette will mail you psilocybin teas and edible gummies. All you have to do is reciprocate with a gift of financial recompense. A donation, if you will. First off, let’s get something straight. These gummies contain bona fide, straight-up psilocybin. No amanita muscaria. No synthetic psilocybin. The real deal. Psilouette…

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Oregon lawmakers seek to recriminalize psychedelics and other drugs by repealing Measure 110

Two years after Measure 110 was enacted, four state senators want to repeal it [against the will of Oregon voters who supported the measure]. Sponsored by Representative Lily Morgan… would reinstitute criminal penalties for possessing small, personal amounts of controlled substances. Representatives Jami Cate, Rick Lewis, and Anna Scharf, have co-sponsored the bill. …would eliminate the Class E violation…

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