Dr. Bronner’s Soap Company Donates $1 Million To Oregon Psilocybin Therapy Legalization Campaign

Dr. Bronner’s Soap Company Donates Million To Oregon Psilocybin Therapy Legalization Campaign

The Oregon campaign to legalize psilocybin mushrooms for therapeutic purposes recently received a big boost after the activist soap company Dr. Bronner’s contributed $1 million to the effort. The company, which is also funding other psychedelics and drug policy reform initiatives across the country, has placed a major stake in the movement. CEO David Bronner announced the contribution during a Reddit Ask Me Anything (AMA) session on Monday. The cash infusion is particularly needed amid the coronavirus pandemic, as the campaign has been forced to suspend traditional signature gathering for the initiative due to social distancing requirements and a stay-at-home order. Organizers say they’ve already collected more than enough raw signatures required to qualify for the ballot, but those have yet to be verified and so they will continue to gather more to be safe. “We’re stepping up big to help the [signature] drive in this difficult time of COVID, making signature gathering more expensive via online and mail efforts, but are confident once this measure qualifies that we will see significant other donor support for this measure fill in,” Bronner told Marijuana Moment, adding that “in light of stock markets tanking and discussions with major donors being delayed due to COVID related uncertainty, we had to step up to fill it in.” During his AMA, which was first reported by DoubleBlind, the executive said psilocybin therapy “helps people to process difficult and traumatic emotions and experiences, break destructive patterns of thought and behavior, and to love, integrate and forgive…

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