Why These Researchers Are Concerned About Psychedelic Legalization

Why These Researchers Are Concerned About Psychedelic Legalization

Two researchers argue we still can’t be sure what the effects of widespread public use of psychedelics would be, and point to possible negatives.
FDA Green Lights Ketamine for Treatment of ALS

FDA Green Lights Ketamine for Treatment of ALS

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"This designation not only expedites our regulatory, clinical, and product development plans but also validates our belief in the potential of ketamine," says PharmaTher CEO Fabio Chianelli.
Majority of Canadians Support Psilocybin-Assisted Therapy, According to New Poll

Majority of Canadians Support Psilocybin-Assisted Therapy, According to New Poll

As a result, the Canadian Psychedelic Association responds with a Memorandum of Regulatory Approval, which advises medicinal psilocybin therapy to be authorized in a safe and therapeutic environment.
Grand Rapids May Be Second City in Michigan to Decriminalize Natural Psychedelics by Year’s End

Grand Rapids May Be Second Michigan City to Decriminalize Natural Psychedelics by Year’s End

City Commissioner Kurt Reppart believes there is enough support to pass a resolution as early as fall.
TheraPsil's Fight to Secure Therapeutic Psilocybin Access for All Canadians

TheraPsil’s Fight to Secure Therapeutic Psilocybin Access for All Canadians

CEO Spencer Hawkswell calls current exemptions for terminally ill under Section 56 of Canada’s Controlled Drugs and Substances Act a "half-assed solution," and is lobbying for more.
Pennsylvania Lawmakers to Propose Legalizing Psilocybin for Therapeutic Use

Pennsylvania Lawmakers to Propose Legalizing Psilocybin for Therapeutic Use

Republican Tracy Pennycuick and Democrat Jennifer O’Mara are the latest politicians to take notice of the proven therapeutic use of psilocybin.
AOC Is Trying (Again) to End 'Ridiculous' War on Drugs to Further Psychedelics Research

AOC Is Trying (Again) to End ‘Ridiculous’ War on Drugs to Further Psychedelics Research

AOC says she is "undeterred" after her previous effort to change laws drew laughs from congressional colleagues.
Psychedelics Decriminalization Bill Clears Another Hurdle in California

Psychedelics Decriminalization Bill Clears Another Hurdle in California – But Not Without Controversy

The state's Assembly Public Health Committee wants to set legal limits on possession amount, and at least one advocacy organization thinks that's a problem.
Third California City Considers Decriminalizing Psychedelics

Another California City Proposes Decriminalizing Psychedelics

Decriminalization is one step behind legalization. Selling entheogenic plants or fungi remains a felony that could warrant prison time.

Harvard Law Launches Psychedelics Regulation Research Project

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POPLAR is the first academic initiative focused on psychedelics law and policy.