Washington's Capital Considers Psychedelics Decriminalization

Washington’s Capital Considers Psychedelics Decriminalization

By Mary Marty / July 8, 2024 /

Olympia, Washington Considers Making Psychedelic Enforcement a Low Priority Olympia, WA – July 2024 – The city of Olympia is evaluating a resolution that would direct law enforcement to deprioritize…

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MA Campaign Turns In Signatures for Psychedelics Ballot

MA Campaign Turns In Signatures for Psychedelics Ballot

By Phil Greenwood / July 3, 2024 /

Massachusetts Campaign Turns in Final Signatures to Put Psychedelics Legalization Initiative on November Ballot A Massachusetts campaign has officially turned in a final batch of signatures to put a psychedelics…

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AMA Study: Microdosing Surges Amid Psychedelic, Cannabis Law Changes

By Lisa Fairbanks / July 1, 2024 /

A new study funded by the American Medical Association (AMA) and conducted at the University of California San Diego reveals a significant spike in public interest in microdosing cannabis and…

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Homebound Patients Sue Over Discriminatory Oregon Psilocybin Law

By Phil Greenwood / June 26, 2024 /

PORTLAND, OR – A newly filed federal lawsuit against Oregon officials argues that the state’s pioneering psilocybin law discriminates against disabled individuals who cannot travel to designated service centers where…

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Weed and Words: Examining the Link Between Cannabis Use and Writing Performance

By Bayley Greenleaf / June 24, 2024 /

Earlier this month, my brother and I smoked before heading to the Conmebol Copa America match between Argentina and Canada at Mercedes-Benz Stadium. Gorging on pulled pork and Stella Artois,…

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Growing Use of Amanita Muscaria Mushrooms Raises Concern Among Researchers

By Phil Greenwood / June 24, 2024 /

A new study reveals a sharp rise in Amanita muscaria mushroom use based on Google searches across the U.S. Research Findings Researchers from UC San Diego highlight a significant increase…

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New Beckley Psytech Research Explores Effects of Synthetic 5-MeO-DMT on the Brain

By Jules Puffings / June 19, 2024 /

LOS ANGELES — Beckley Psytech, a private psychedelics medicine company, announced on Monday the commencement of a new research study investigating the neurophysiological effects of BPL-003, its novel synthetic intranasal…

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California Lawmakers Revise Psilocybin Pilot Program Bill, Restricting Eligibility

By Mary Marty / June 18, 2024 /

California lawmakers have revised a psilocybin pilot program bill to narrow eligibility criteria for participants and facilitators who could administer the psychedelic under the proposal. The amendments come about a…

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Massachusetts Senate Passes Bill to Research Psychedelics Therapy for Veterans

By Becci Marti / June 17, 2024 /

The Massachusetts Senate has approved a bill focused on military veterans that includes provisions to create a psychedelics working group to study and make recommendations about the potential therapeutic benefits…

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Psilocybin Bill in New Jersey Amended to Exclude Broader Legalization

By Phil Greenwood / June 17, 2024 /

A New Jersey Assembly committee has adopted an amendment to a psilocybin bill, aligning its provisions with a Senate companion version. This amendment removes language for broader legalization and focuses…

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