Modern Culture

Psilocybin magic mushroom dispensaries… a reality in North America

Fast forward a few years and many thousands of marijuana dispensaries later and the same questions are beginning to arise in the new psychedelics space regarding… legal retail “shroomeries”. Recent positive developments in the psychedelics industry have left many wondering if we’ll see [additional] dispensaries selling substances like psilocybin mushrooms in the future. In California,…

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Biography/Memoir

[50%] want to decriminalize mushrooms… [for personal use]

Twenty months after Denver voters approved decriminalizing psychedelic mushrooms, the leader of that surprisingly successful campaign has set his sights on statewide decriminalization… will also be doing some of the follow-up required for Denver’s decriminalization effort, working with law enforcement officials on the city’s Psilocybin Mushroom Policy Review Panel to collect data for Denver City Council…

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Biography/Memoir

Federal judge decides against prison for… mushroom dealer

A federal judge won’t send Denver mushroom dealer… to prison. Federal prosecutors had asked… who pleaded guilty in September 2020 to one count of possession with intent to distribute psilocybin, the active ingredient in psychedelic mushrooms, be sentenced to six months in prison… the raid took place four months after a slim majority of Denver voters…

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Anthropology

Colorado springs city council president, stands up for psychedelic mushrooms’ during decriminalization…

The president of the Colorado Springs City Council recently surprised everyone when he commended the therapeutic benefits of psilocybin mushrooms during a City Council regular meeting, sharing a personal story about how… has positively affected his life. Decriminalize Nature is a national movement with chapters in cities across the US , all dedicated to the…

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Modern Culture

The public’s perception of the harms of magic mushrooms is in line with science – but not with the law

The study, which appears in the Journal of Psychopharmacology, found that psilocybin-containing mushrooms are considered less dangerous than alcohol, tobacco, and other substances. For their study, the researchers asked 151 participants to rank the dangerousness of ten different substances: alcohol, tobacco, prescription opiates, heroin, cocaine, ecstasy, magic mushrooms, cannabis, LSD, and GHB… participants considered magic…

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