Month: July 2021

Congress Could Vote To Protect People From Losing Public Housing For Marijuana Use Next Week – Marijuana Moment

An amendment to protect all state and tribal marijuana programs from federal interference now has 15 cosponsors after its bipartisan proponents circulated a letter to build support this week. But a Republican opponent of reform is pushing a dueling proposal to end a more modest, longstanding rider that’s provided protections for medical cannabis states alone. …

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MycoMeditations’ Psilocybin-Assisted Wellness Retreat Expands to Serve the Exclusive Dynamic of Family and Friends – PRNewswire

TREASURE BEACH, Jamaica, July 20, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — MycoMeditations, a pioneering leader in the evolving fields of legal psychedelic therapy and wellness tourism, is expanding its footprint in Jamaica to serve companions, families and friends that wish to privately bond by coming together to share the psilocybin wellness retreat experience within the shelter of their …

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Is It Too Early to Invest in Psychedelic Stocks? – The Motley Fool

Psychedelics could be the next big thing in medicine. Many companies are researching drugs that could help people with depression and other ailments through the use of ketamine, ecstasy, and psilocybin. And it’s not just small companies that are exploring the sector, either. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved a ketamine-based drug from …

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California Activists File Psilocybin Legalization Ballot Measure As Legislature Advances Broader Psychedelics Bill – Marijuana Moment

A powerful House committee on Thursday approved spending bills and related reports that touch on a wide range of marijuana and drug policy issues—including calls to remove roadblocks to research into cannabis, noting the lifesaving potential of safe consumption sites for illegal substances, recognizing the painkilling promise of the kratom plant and urging the development …

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Up Next California Activists File Psilocybin Legalization Ballot Measure As Legislature Advances Broader Psychedelics Bill – Marijuana Moment

California psychedelics activists are embarking on a bold journey, filing a petition for the 2022 ballot to make the state the first in the nation to legalize psilocybin mushrooms for any use. The measure—titled the California Psilocybin Initiative—would legalize the “personal, medical, therapeutic, religious, spiritual, and dietary use of Psilocybin Mushrooms” for adults 21 and …

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California Bill To Legalize Psychedelics Possession Advances Again, With New Amendments That Add Limits – Marijuana Moment

A second California Assembly committee on Tuesday approved a Senate-passed bill to legalize possession of psychedelics like psilocybin and and LSD. But new amendments that add limits on allowable amounts of the substances is creating controversy among advocates. The Assembly Public Health Committee advanced the legislation, sponsored by Sen. Scott Wiener (D), in a 8-4 …

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Who’s funding the Chesa Boudin recall effort? Republicans, real estate and tech cash. Plus, why we need real decriminalization of psychoactive plants and fungi – KPFA – 94.1FM

SF District Attorney Chesa Boudin is facing a right-wing-funded recall effort. Photo: Screengrab from @chesaboudin On this show: 0:08 – The largest, least-regulated drug trade in the United States – one that you are probably participating in this morning – the caffeine industry. Murray Carpenter has devoted an entire book to a substance that also provided …

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Marijuanamoment.net: California Bill To Legalize Psychedelics Possession Advances Again, With New Amendments That Add Limits – Marijuana Moment

The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday approved a package of spending legislation that contains measures to provide protections for banks that work with state-legal cannabis businesses and allow the legalization of marijuana sales in Washington, D.C., among many other drug policy provisions. The appropriations legislation and attached reports also direct federal government agencies to …

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Is DMT the best new treatment for depression? – Freethink

Psychedelic therapy is slowly but surely inching its way toward mainstream medicine. Since the U.S. and other nations began easing regulations on psychedelic research in the 2000s, studies have shown that drugs like psilocybin and LSD seem effective at treating conditions like addiction, anxiety, and depression. Now, a U.K.-based neuropharmaceutical company — Small Pharma — …

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Mass. Communities Move Toward Decriminalizing Psychedelics, With Some Pushback – wgbh.org

One of the newest frontiers in mental health care is psychedelic drugs — like MDMA or psilocybin in magic mushrooms. But, for now, those drugs are illegal and can’t be prescribed. Efforts across the country to decriminalize psychedelics are gaining steam in some places, including western Massachusetts, but some people want to slow down the …

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