Month: April 2021

Psychedelic Therapy: How Mushrooms, LSD, and MDMA Could Help Treat Mental Illnesses – Self

For over a decade now, studies have increasingly shown that certain drugs once thought to be dangerous may actually have therapeutic benefits—and psychedelic therapy may be especially helpful for people dealing with certain types of depression, anxiety, addiction, and PTSD. These substances, broadly thought of as psychedelic drugs, include lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD), psilocybin (the …

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California Bill To Decriminalize Psychedelics Moves Forward: Legislation’s Sponsor Talks ‘Learning Curve,’ Why MDMA, LSD Are Included – Benzinga

A bill to decriminalize psychedelic substances in California is quickly moving up the legislative ladder. Introduced in February by Sen. Scott Wiener, SB 519 would remove penalties for the possession, personal use and social sharing of certain natural and synthetic psychoactive drugs including psilocybin, psilocyn, DMT, ibogaine, mescaline, LSD, ketamine and MDMA. The legislation would also expunge …

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Marijuanamoment.net: California Senators Approve Bill To Legalize Possession Of Psychedelics Like LSD, MDMA And Psilocybin – Marijuana Moment

A bill to decriminalize psychedelics in California and create a working group to study broader reform advanced through a Senate committee on Tuesday. The panel also approved separate legislation to allow communities in the state to temporarily open safe consumption sites for illegal drugs. The Senate Public Safety Committee approved the legislation, sponsored by Sen. …

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California Inches Toward Decriminalizing Psychedelics – Courthouse News Service

While the substances Wiener wants to decriminalize and destigmatize are placed by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency in the same regulatory category as heroin and marijuana, other federal agencies are taking a more welcoming view when it comes to some hallucinogens. In 2019, the Federal Drug Administration designated psilocybin as a breakthrough therapy — an …

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