Month: May 2021

It’s High Time to Decriminalize Psychedelics in Seattle – TheStranger.com

Monique Bridges, co-chair of education and outreach at Decriminalize Nature Seattle, wants to bring the healing powers of psychedelic plants to the people. DECRIMINALIZE NATURE SEATTLE Washington’s reputation has once again been put at risk, though this time we can’t blame a small band of anarchists with a grudge against the philanthropic efforts of certain …

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California’s psychedelic drug decriminalization is long overdue. I wrote the bill to fix that. – NBC News

I didn’t always think of psychedelics as medicine with the potential to help people work through mental health issues and addiction. I grew up in D.A.R.E.-era suburban New Jersey as the so-called war on drugs was in full swing. That term was coined in 1971 under President Richard Nixon, and he, along with subsequent administrations …

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Healthline Psychedelic Therapy: Uses, How It’s Done, Risks, and More 4 weeks ago – Healthline

Psychedelic therapy (sometimes referred to as psychedelic-assisted psychotherapy, or PAP) is a type of psychiatric practice that involves ingesting a psychedelic substance as part of a psychotherapeutic process. In psychedelic therapy, the use of psychedelics is typically combined with talk therapy. A range of consciousness-altering psychedelic drugs are currently being used or researched for therapeutic …

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As Activists Push To Decriminalize Psychedelics In Massachusetts, Doctors Support More Research – WBUR

In January, the Somerville City Council unanimously agreed to decriminalize psychedelic plants, like psilocybin mushrooms, becoming the first city in Massachusetts to do so. Now, several other communities in the Commonwealth are following suit. There is a corresponding shift in the medical community, as doctors and researchers begin to support rigorous studies of how these …

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California Bill To Legalize Possession Of Psychedelics Heads To Senate Floor After Committee Action – Marijuana Moment

Even though a Minnesota House-passed marijuana legalization bill died in the Senate without action by the end of this year’s regular session, a top lawmaker says there’s still a “possibility to move forward” on cannabis reform as part of a special session that began this week. “Nobody really expected the medical program to be so …

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CA Could Become the Latest State to Decriminalize Psychedelics – KQED

Guests: Senator Scott Wiener, senator, California State Senate Juliana Mercer, veteran, Marine Corps; psychedelic trauma therapy patient Dr. Robert Grant, professor, UC San Francisco School of Medicine Dr. Jeffrey Lieberman, former president, American Psychiatric Association; chair, Columbia University Department of Psychiatry Larry Morse, legislative director, California District Attorney’s Association