Colorado Psychedelics Legalization And Psilocybin Therapy Measure Qualifies For November Ballot

Colorado Psychedelics Legalization And Psilocybin Therapy Measure Qualifies For November Ballot
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Colorado voters will have the chance to decide on a historic ballot initiative this November to legalize psychedelics and create licensed psilocybin “healing centers” where people can use the substance for therapeutic purposes. Less than a month after activists turned in signatures for the “Natural Medicine Health Act,” the secretary of state’s office on Thursday announced that the campaign had successfully qualified the measure for the ballot. The Natural Medicine Colorado campaign, which is backed by the national New Approach PAC, had submitted about 100,000 more signatures than required for ballot access, a sizable buffer that was the result of just about three months of petitioning. The measure would legalize possession of certain psychedelics, establish a therapeutic model for supervised psilocybin treatment and provide a pathway for record sealing for prior convictions. Here’s what the Natural Medicine Health Act initiative would accomplish if approved by voters:  Possession, use, cultivation and sharing of psilocybin, ibogaine, mescaline (not derived from peyote), DMT and psilocyn would be legalized for adults 21 and older, without an explicit possession limit. There would be no recreational sales component. Under the proposal, the Department of Regulatory Agencies would be responsible for developing rules for a therapeutic psychedelics program where adults 21 and older could visit a licensed healing center to receive treatment under the guidance of a trained facilitator. There would be a two-tiered regulatory model, where only psilocybin and psilocyn would be permitted for therapeutic use at licensed healing centers until June 2026. After that point, regulators could decide whether to also permit regulated therapeutic use of DMT, ibogaine and mescaline. The decision to add additional substances to the program would be made by the Department of Regulatory Agencies in consultation with a new 15-member Natural Medicine Advisory Board that includes people who have experience with psychedelic…

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