Politics

[In Oregon] …expect with… shrooms

Oregon voters actually approved two very different ballot measures in 2020 that both technically affect how… mushrooms are treated in the state… it does not allow dispensing psilocybin for use outside licensed facilities or for home cultivation… Measure 110 decriminalized [personal possession of] small amounts of [some] drugs, including [less than 12 grams of] psilocybin,…

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…suggests psilocybin for terminally ill patients has financial interest…

As part of their efforts to better understand DEA’s administrative process, Aggarwal [Washington State, Seattle] and his counsel have submitted several Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests for relevant documents. DEA’s FOIA policy states that it will consider waiving or reducing fees if the requester is shows that the information is “in the public interest because…

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Politics

…potential, if…

So, what can we expect from [Oregon] psilocybin production… centers? Mushroom production is considered a commercial farm use and it will require a license, tracking and security (similar to Oregon’s cannabis regulatory system). Growing the mushrooms is a small-scale, indoor, odorless activity and because the psilocybin therapy is long-lasting, only a very small harvest (for…

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Biography/Memoir

…company opens… licensed psychedelic mushroom growing facility

Psilocybin mushrooms, commonly called magic mushrooms… The $14-million venture consists of two 10,000-square-feet facilities with a combined total of 10 growing rooms that can produce approximately 2,000 kilograms of dried psilocybin mushrooms a month… Original Article (CBC):B.C. company opens Canada’s largest licensed psychedelic mushroom growing facilityArtwork Fair Use: Andybremner2012

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Science

Psilocybin… breakthrough

…to the uninitiated… ‘magic mushrooms’… could be dismissed… …evidence from animal trials suggests psilocybin’s effect on mental wellbeing may be connected, in part, to its ability to reduce inflammation – an immune response in the body’s tissues to dangers ranging from stress to physical injuries… Original Article (Time Magazine):Psilocybin could be a therapeutic breakthrough for addictionArtwork…

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Science

…study investigates how psilocybin affects consciousness

…a new study by Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers… The study found that among people who have had a single psychedelic experience that altered their beliefs in some way, there were large increases in attribution of consciousness to a range of animate and inanimate things. For example, from before to after the experience, attribution of consciousness…

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Politics

Hazel Park becomes third Michigan city to decriminalize natural psychedelics

Hazel Park City Council voted unanimously Tuesday [3/22/2022] to decriminalize psilocybin mushrooms and other entheogenic plants. The resolution defines entheogenic plants as “plants, fungi, and natural materials that can benefit psychological and physical wellness, support and enhance religious and spiritual practices, and can reestablish human’s inalienable and direct relationship to nature.” They include psychedelic mushrooms,…

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