Westword report Colorado lawmakers have introduced a bill that would create a panel to study the nexus of natural psychedelics and mental health treatment. “I think we’re looking for anything and everything that can help,” says Representative Alex Valdez, a Denver Democratic who is co-sponsoring House Bill 1116 with Senator Joann Ginal, a Democrat from Fort Collins, and Representative Edie Hooton, a Boulder Democrat. The proposal calls for the panel to meet for a year to “study the use of plant-based medicines to support mental health, report its findings and make policy recommendations” to the Colorado General Assembly, the governor and other state officials. The bill allows for the study of four natural psychedelics: DMT, ibogaine, and psilocybin and psilocin, which are the active ingredients in psychedelic mushrooms.
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