Month: July 2021

Petrie-Flom Center announces new research initiative on psychedelics law and regulation – Harvard Law Today – Harvard Law School News

The Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics at Harvard Law School has announced a new research initiative, the Project on Psychedelics Law and Regulation (POPLAR) at the Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics at Harvard Law School. This three-year project will promote safety, innovation, and equity in psychedelics research, commerce, and therapeutics. …

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California Moves to Decriminalize LSD, MDMA, DMT, & More – This Song is Sick

Psychedelics are becoming even less and less taboo on the west coast. Last week, California advanced a new bill that will decriminalize an array of psychedelic substances that include psilocybin, LSD, MDMA, DMT, and more. The bill would allow those who are 21 and over to legally possess such substances for personal use as well …

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Third California City Seeks To Decriminalize Psychedelics – Marijuana Moment

Marijuana legalization might have broad support among Virginia voters—but the state’s 2021 elections are revealing significant partisan divides on the issue with candidates vying for public office. Gov. Ralph Northam (D) signed an adult-use legalization bill into law last in April, and it took effect last week. Despite public support for the policy change, however, …

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Up Next Third California City Seeks To Decriminalize Psychedelics – Marijuana Moment

Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ) is again making clear that he has no intention of advancing a bill to protect banks that work with marijuana businesses before the Senate approves his broader, newly unveiled measure to federally legalize cannabis. The senator—who recently released a draft version of the legislation alongside Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) …

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Decriminalizing Psychedelics & Raising Feminist Boys – July 4, 2021 – KPFA – 94.1FM

Guest host Christina Aanestad talks about the push to decriminalize psychedelics in California and how to raise a feminist boy for a 4th of July special. A bill to legalize psychedelics for those over the age of 21 is making its way through the California legislature.  SB 519 has passed the Senate and is moving …

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Decriminalizing Psychedelics & Raising Feminist Boys – KPFA – 94.1FM

Guest host Christina Aanestad talks about the push to decriminalize psychedelics in California and how to raise a feminist boy for a 4th of July special. A bill to legalize psychedelics for those over the age of 21 is making its way through the California legislature.  SB 519 has passed the Senate and is moving …

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The rise of psychedelic medicine — Quartz – Quartz

Psychedelics are promising treatments for mental illness. Dozens of new startups have sprung up to develop and deliver the drugs to patients in need. Illustration by Jess Ebsworth Enrich your perspective. Embolden your work. Become a Quartz member. Your membership supports a team of global Quartz journalists reporting on the forces shaping our world. We …

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Bill to Decriminalize Psychedelics Awaits Assembly Hearings – Senator Gathers Support from Diverse Stakeholders – The People’s Vanguard of Davis

Yarygin / Getty Images/iStockphoto By Alex Klimenko and Sam Zou SACRAMENTO, CA – In his press conference on Jun. 28, California State Senator Scott Wiener reiterated his unwavering support for decriminalizing psychedelic drugs, including hallucinogenic substances such as magic mushrooms and LSD, for people over 21 years old. Sen. Wiener is one of the authors …

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Opinion: I was traumatized by my time in Afghanistan and Iraq. Psychedelic therapy changed my life. – The San Diego Union-Tribune

Mercer is a former U.S. Marine. She lives in Mission Hills. Throughout my 16 years in the Marine Corps, including a decade of active duty and tours to both Iraq and Afghanistan, I witnessed many tragedies. Between those deployments I spent five years working with wounded Marines, seeing the true physical, mental and emotional cost …

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