New Florida Bill Proposes Decriminalization of Psychedelics (and Every Other Illegal Drug)

New Florida Bill Proposes Decriminalization of Psychedelics (and Every Other Illegal Drug)

A new bill filed in Florida has proposed the decriminalization of psychedelics, along with the rest of currently illegal drugs, and the promotion of rehabilitation instead of criminalization for drug-related offenses. Democratic Representative…
Australian Doctor Sues State Over Patient Access to MDMAShutterstock.com

Australian Doctor Sues State Over Patient Access to MDMA

“People will continue to kill themselves, and my patient will continue to suffer in silence until the Victorian Government allows me to access a new treatment which may finally bring peace to a troubled mind,” says Dr. Eli Kotler.
DEA Quadruples Psilocybin Manufacturing for Research in Final 2021 Production QuotasShutterstock.com

DEA Quadruples Psilocybin Manufacturing for Research in Final 2021 Production Quotas

Drug Enforcement Agency also hugely boosts MDMA and DMT quotas “in response to the nationwide public interest in hallucinogenic controlled substances research.”
Detroit Voters Decriminalize Plant Psychedelics

Detroit Voters Decriminalize Plant Psychedelics

As the decriminalization movement sweeps through Michigan, Detroit becomes the largest city in the state to decriminalize entheogenic plants.
Psychedelic Patents Should Be Limited, Harvard Law Experts SayArtur Szczybylo / Shutterstock.com

Psychedelic Patents Should Be Limited, Harvard Law Experts Say

"If a small number of companies secure wide swaths of intellectual property early on, then the beneficial impact of that shift may be blunted," warn researchers.
Fourth Massachusetts City Decriminalizes Psychedelic PlantsShutterstock.com

Fourth Massachusetts City Decriminalizes Psychedelic Plants

The resolution, however, does not authorize the commercial sale of entheogenic plants and fungi, nor cultivation for large-scale distribution.
UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson to Consider Legalizing PsilocybinFrederic Legrand - COMEO / HaHanna/ Shutterstock.com

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson to Consider Legalizing Psilocybin

The leader of the Conservative Party in the United Kingdom tells a Member of Parliament "we will consider the Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs' recent advice on reducing barriers to research with controlled drugs."
Pennsylvania Lawmakers File Psilocybin Research Bill for Veterans and First Responders

Pennsylvania Lawmakers File Psilocybin Research Bill for Veterans and First Responders

“As traditional treatment has proven inadequate at both the individual and public health level, the Commonwealth has a responsibility to research alternative options," the bill's sponsors write in a memo.
Arcata Becomes Third California City to Decriminalize Psychedelics

Arcata Becomes Third California City to Decriminalize Psychedelics

Planting, cultivating, purchasing, transporting, distributing, possessing these plants and fungi will be the lowest law enforcement priority for the city.
Why This California City Recriminalized Peyote

Why This California City Recriminalized Peyote

The sacred entheogen was also excluded from Seattle's resolution to decriminalize natural psychedelics.