Activists Take Next Step In Campaign To Legalize Psychedelic Mushrooms In California

Activists Take Next Step In Campaign To Legalize Psychedelic Mushrooms In California

California activists could soon begin collecting signatures for a ballot measure to legalize psilocybin mushrooms in the state. In an email blast to supporters this month, the group Decriminalize California shared the final language of a proposed initiative that was submitted to the secretary of state’s office following a 30-day public comment period. It will take about two weeks for the attorney general to approve the title, summary and fiscal impact report, after which point signature gathering will commence. The California Psilocybin Decriminalization Initiative “advances cognitive liberty and implements a comprehensive, statewide scheme authorizing” regulations for the legal cultivation and distribution of psilocybin “for personal, spiritual, religious, dietary, therapeutic, and medical use,” the measure states. Adults 18 and older would be allowed to possess and cultivate the fungi for personal use under the proposal. The California Department of Food and Agriculture would be responsible for implementing the system, issuing licenses to psilocybin businesses and regulating the market. The initiative also stipulates that research institutions would be allowed to conduct clinical studies into the therapeutic potential of psilocybin, and licensed healthcare professionals could research and utilize the substance in treatment. “Psilocybin Mushroom-assisted psychotherapy may be delivered by qualified and licensed practitioners,”…

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