This Week in Psychedelics

Pennsylvania, Denver and Detroit consider psilocybin decriminalization and/or therapy

October 15, 2021

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A coalition of Pennsylvania lawmakers introduced a bill to promote research into the therapeutic potential of psilocybin mushrooms for the treatment of certain medical conditions, such as PTSD and depression. Click here for more:

Activists in Denver, along with law enforcement officials have agreed upon a set of recommendations to expand the city’s vote to decriminalize psilocybin, which includes deprioritizing criminal enforcement against gifting and communal use of psilocybin mushrooms. Click here for more:

The Psychiatry Investigation Journal published a systematic review and meta-analysis of psilocybin therapy for end-of-life anxiety symptoms, which found that overall, psilocybin-assisted therapy could improve end-of-life anxiety symptoms without serious adverse effects. Click here for more:

Detroit’s Legislative Policy Division prepared a summary of the psychedelics decriminalization measure for the November ballot. You can read it here:

And finally, did you know psychedelics may open your heart as well as increase its health? A recent study showed that psychedelics may provide cardiovascular health.

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