Month: January 2021

Somerville Moves To Decriminalize Psychedelics | Somerville, MA Patch – Patch.com

SOMERVILLE, MA — Somerville this month became the first Massachusetts community to move toward decriminalizing entheogenic plants, more commonly known as psychedelics. At its Jan. 14 meeting, the City Council voted unanimously in favor of a resolution placing a low priority on the enforcement of such substances. The resolution says that city employees, including the …

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Somerville Is First Mass. Community To Move To Decriminalize Psychedelics – WBUR

After a violent event left him devastated and suffering with post-traumatic stress disorder, 31-year-old Alex Karasik of Somerville was looking for help. The medications his doctor prescribed made him feel worse, and four years after the incident, he was unable to work or focus. “I wasn’t able to sleep, and I was in a really …

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