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Psychedelic trips could soon be part of therapy — here’s what those sessions will look like – CNBC

Investors are opening their minds and wallets to the possibilities of psychedelic-assisted therapies. Three biopharmaceutical companies aiming to make psychedelic drugs to treat mental health disorders have gone public in recent months: Peter Thiel-backed Atai Life Sciences IPO’d in June and now has a market cap of $2.6 billion; MindMed went public in April and …

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Proposal to Decriminalize Psychedelic Drugs in Arcata Moves Forward to Public Safety Committee – KIEM

ARCATA, Calif. (KIEM-TV)- Wednesday night the Arcata City Council listened to testimonies that painted a positive picture of mushrooms and other psychedelic drugs. On Wednesday night the Arcata City Council discussed the decriminalization of mushrooms and other psychedelic drugs. The council decided to move forward to speaking to the public safety committee next week. (Richard …

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State Won’t Lead on Safe Drug Consumption Sites – SF Weekly

There’s no two ways to slice it: America is facing an epidemic of drug overdose deaths, and the crisis is at its worst closer to home.  According to Centers for Disease Control data released last week, the United States saw 93,000 overdose deaths in 2020, a 30 percent increase from the previous year. California saw …

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Congressional Lawmakers Push For Psychedelics Research For Veterans In New Report – Marijuana Moment

President Joe Biden’s pick to head up federal drug policy worked for a major marijuana business last year, according to his financial disclosure reports. Rahul Gupta, the nominee for director of the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP), worked as a consultant to Holistic Industries, a multi-state cannabis operator, for nine months …

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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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