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Why… grow your own mushrooms

One way to ensure access is for individuals to become psychedelically/entheogenically/ethnobotanically self-sufficient by growing psilocybin mushrooms at home… with Denver, Oakland and Santa Cruz all having decriminalized psilocybin mushrooms… home cultivation for personal use… by growing for yourself, you… reward yourself with the peace of mind of consuming something that you’ve been in full control…

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The psilocybin movement is like the cannabis movement…

There is a bona fide movement underway with psilocybin. Decriminalization occurred last year in Denver, Oakland and Santa Cruz, and that was just a start: nearly 100 other cities are looking at decriminalizing psychedelics. On the first track, psilocybin is moving ahead via initiatives and initiated ordinances, just like marijuana from 1996 to the present. The scope…

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Scientists confirm taking psychedelics at music festivals makes you happier

“We are encouraged that our study is consistent with previous laboratory findings showing mood benefits of psychedelics in healthy people and in patients suffering from anxiety and depression,” Crockett said. Those who drank alcohol or under the influence of drugs like cocaine and opioids didn’t report the “transformative experiences” psychedelic users did, nor did they…

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…microdosing kit…

According to Martin, while consuming larger doses of psychedelics (i.e. macrodosing) can be particularly helpful for people with mental health issues who are adequately prepared and/or under the care of an experienced guide, microdosing offers its own rewards. …as the psychedelics movement evolves and decriminalization efforts progress, access to this potentially transformative molecule will improve. “It’s…

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[Cannabis] edibles are just as safe as [was] thought

Private enterprise, despite its promises to self-regulate, will never self-regulate sufficiently, since regulations and warnings often get in the way of making profits. And that begins with open, fair communication and education campaigns with as wide and persistent a reach as any message regarding alcohol or tobacco products. The report [on cannabis edibles] notes that edibles…

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The goal of legalized cannabis shouldn’t be corporate gold

Everywhere I look I see countless interested parties and stakeholders lining up to cash in on cannabis [and now psilocybin] dollars … The outliers cannot be considered criminals solely for running the very same business operations sanctioned and exploited by the government and corporate. It must be recognized that a vibrant underground cannabis [and psychedelic]…

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A glimpse of life… magic mushroom [integration]

America’s coming debate over psychedelics will be fierce; fears of public health and moral decline will swirl around the national conversation. It was a fun week. One morning, I went to a microdose yoga class, where students, some of whom had very little experience with drugs, were served a few truffles to munch on before…

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Berkeley might become second city in the country to decriminalize… [all entheogenic plants and fungi on schedule 1]

“It is time to end the war on entheogenic plants and fungi.” Under Berkeley’s proposed resolution, police would still be able to enforce criminal penalties against people who are under 21, as well as anyone found to be commercially manufacturing or selling these entheogenic substances. Berkeley City Council will consider a measure that would forbid city…

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Magic Mushrooms… soon be used

This is one reason why some advocates believe that decriminalization is… even necessary… “A very large percentage of the people interested in psychedelic medicines can, with the right education and settings, do this work safely on their own or with a peer”. -Daniel McQueen “…decriminalization lets us begin to have that dialogue. When we take…

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