Retraction & Apology Rick Doblin


Late last week we published an article attributing comments about not legalizing psychedelic compounds to Rick Doblin at a event held by Prohibition Partners . We’d like to retract that statement and apologise to Mr Doblin as we wrongly attributed the comments to Mr Doblin when they should have been attributed to Christian Angermeyer – per the article below Our apologies to Mr Doblin  but not to Mr Angermeyer who in the following statements as published in the article below believes that we, the great unwashed, don’t have the capacity to make decisions without us spending money with him first. Angermayer said he personally favors decriminalization but not legalization. Legalization could make psychedelic substances more widely available and potentially create a legal marketplace to buy and sell psychedelic products. “I fear that if we do wider legalization, it could be very detrimental and bad for those who really need it and it could push back the whole effort,” Angermayer said. “Society is like a rubber band. If you hit too hard, it really comes back and hits you back. Let’s go step-by-step.”   The founder of the biggest psychedelics company says legalizing magic mushrooms risks creating a backlash that could undermine the industry Source:   A smattering of states and cities are legalizing or decriminalizing psychedelics, citing the inequities brought on by the war on drugs as well as the potential therapeutic benefits of compounds like MDMA and psilocybin. But within the psychedelics space, there isn’t a consensus on whether those regulatory changes are good or bad for the industry. During a Wednesday panel hosted by the PSYCH Investor Summit, Rick Doblin, founder of the Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies (MAPS) and Christian Angermayer, founder of Atai Life Sciences, debated the pros and cons around the decriminalization and legalization…

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