New TV Ads Urges Oregon Voters To Legalize Psilocybin Therapy

New TV Ads Urges Oregon Voters To Legalize Psilocybin Therapy

The campaign working to pass a first-in-the-U.S. ballot measure to legalize psilocybin therapy in Oregon is reaching voters with a new TV ad. “Measure 109 regulates a promising approach for depression and anxiety: psilocybin therapy, a medicine derived from mushrooms, with access control,” State Sen. Elizabeth Steiner Hayward (D), who is a medical doctor, says in a direct-to-camera address. “Measure 109’s regulations require psilocybin only be used by adults in licensed clinics supervised by trained facilitators. It’s not legal for recreation, it’s not sold in stores,” she says. “A two-year phase in to develop safety, practice and training standards. Measure 109 promotes safety for a therapy that can help people who are suffering.” If approved by voters, adults would be able to access the psychedelic in a medically supervised environment. There aren’t any limitations on the types of conditions that would make a patient eligible for the treatment. “Ballots start arriving in less than two weeks, and every Oregon voter needs to hear about psilocybin therapy before they do,” Yes for Psilocybin Therapy Campaign Manager Sam Chapman wrote in an email blast to supporters on Wednesday. “The best way to do that? Putting our message on TV, in the living room of everyday Oregonians who may have never heard about psilocybin therapy.” Chapman told Marijuana Moment that “over the next few weeks we expect to get our message in front of over a million Oregon voters through grassroots organizing and paid advertising.” The campaign is also using billboards to tout…

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