Hawaii Senators Amend Psilocybin Study Resolution To Make Access Contingent On Federal Approval

Hawaii Senators Amend Psilocybin Study Resolution To Make Access Contingent On Federal Approval
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Marijuana Moment reports.. Hawaii senators on Wednesday approved two identical resolutions to request the formation of a psilocybin working group that would explore the therapeutic potential of the psychedelic, though the measures were amended to make provisions on developing a plan for patient access contingent on federal approval of the substance. The Senate Health Committee took up the non-binding Senate resolution and Senate concurrent resolution, both sponsored by Sen. Chris Lee (D), who serves as chair of the Judiciary Committee. The identical proposals advanced unanimously, but with two senators expressing reservations.

Meanwhile, the full Hawaii Senate approved a similar proposal earlier this month in the form of an actual binding bill that directs, rather than merely requests, that the state Department of Health form the psilocybin working group. It has since been referred to several House committees but has not yet been scheduled for any hearings or votes in that chamber, perhaps prompting senators to advance the new resolutions as a back-up plan. Read their full report at Hawaii Senators Amend Psilocybin Study Resolution To Make Access Contingent On Federal Approval

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