Pennsylvania, Denver and Detroit consider psilocybin decriminalization and/or therapy
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: https://www.marijuanamoment.net/gop-pennsylvania-lawmaker-files-psilocybin-research-bill-for-veterans-and-first-responders/
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: https://www.thedenverchannel.com/news/local-news/psychedelic-mushrooms-denver-panel-to-release-report-push-for-further-decriminalization
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: https://www.psychiatryinvestigation.org/journal/view.php?doi=10.30773/pi.2021.0209
Detroit’s Legislative Policy Division prepared a summary of the psychedelics decriminalization measure for the November ballot. You can read it here: https://detroitmi.gov/sites/detroitmi.localhost/files/2021-10/Memo%20Proposal%20E%20review.pdf
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.