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The Awakening of Consciousness Conference with Paul Karasik

The Awakening of Consciousness Conference with Paul Karasik

In this episode, Matthew and Paul discuss The Psychedelic Institute's aspirations with the launch of the Awakening of Consciousness Conference, the differences between legalization and decriminalization, and the importance of being brave, and thinking outside the box in understanding what it takes to make the most of one's own experience of sacred plant medicines.
Psychedelic Decriminalization

Psychedelic Decriminalization vs Legalization: What’s the Difference?

Psychedelic decriminalization has long been the goal of many activists, but it is a long way from true legalization. What's the difference?

5 States Likely to Legalize Psychedelics

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As psychedelics continue to gain mainstream acceptance, these 5 states have started the process to legalize psychedelics
4 Signs the Psychedelics Movement Is UnstoppableShutterstock

4 Signs the Psychedelics Movement Is Unstoppable

With no strong resistance manifesting to oppose the psychedelic renaissance, it appears these drugs have re-emerged from underground for a permanent place in our culture.
Oregon Psilocybin Advisory Board Proposes Legalizing Just One Species of Psychedelic FungiShutterstock

Oregon Psilocybin Advisory Board Proposes Legalizing Just One Species of Psychedelic Fungi

"These fungi pose less potential safety risks to consumers," says Psilocybin Advisory Board mycologist Jessie Uehling.
Psychedelic Therapy and Decriminalization Legislation Set to Make Waves in 2022

Promising Psychedelic Therapy Legislation Set to Make Waves in 2022

California's not alone. Florida, Michigan, New York, and more U.S. states may pass psychedelic therapy or decriminalization legislation in 2022, while Canada kicked off the year with more access.
New York Legislator Introduces Bill to Legalize Psilocybin Treatment

New York Legislator Introduces Bill to Legalize Psilocybin Treatment

"Establishing a widespread route to provide New Yorkers with this medical treatment would be a monumental step in providing mental health care to improve lives,” reads the bill.
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."
Detroit Voters Can Decriminalize Psychedelic Plants This November

Detroit Voters Can Decriminalize Psychedelic Plants This November

The proposal asks voters if the city should "decriminalize to the fullest extent permitted under Michigan law the personal possession and therapeutic use of entheogenic plants by adults."
The Legal Status of Psychedelics Around the World

The Legal Status of Psychedelics Around the World

In Brazil, there have been no instances of an individual being punished for the consumption, cultivation, or possession of magic mushrooms.