decriminalization

Oregon Takes a Big Step Toward Decriminalizing All Drugs

Oregon drug policy reformers are ahead of schedule in making drug decriminalization and revamped treatment resources a reality. The organizers…

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The Promise and Limitations of Potential Marijuana Decrim in Virginia

Under current marijuana laws in Virginia, you can face up to a $500 fine and 30 days in jail for…

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Santa Cruz, California Becomes Third US City to Decriminalize Psychedelics

On January 28, Santa Cruz, California became the third US city to decriminalize psychedelics. The Santa Cruz City Council unanimously…

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California’s Mushroom Decrim Campaign Cleared to Begin Voter Signature Drive

The effort to decriminalize and legalize psilocybin mushrooms throughout California has received official approval to move forward. Decriminalize California, the…

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A Patented Psilocybin Nasal Spray Is Coming. Will Legalization Be Fair?

On December 4, Oregon-based startup company Silo Wellness announced that it has developed a “patent-pending nasal spray for microdosing psilocybin.” The…

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California Bid to Decriminalize Psilocybin Mushrooms in 2020 Gets a Boost

Decriminalize California is a group operating an effort to decriminalize psilocybin mushrooms throughout the Golden State by putting the question…

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Where US Psychedelic Decriminalization Efforts Stand Right Now

The cities of Denver, Colorado and Oakland, California made history this spring by decriminalizing, respectively, psilocybin mushrooms and all federal…

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Ecuador’s Drug Decriminalization Bid Has Lessons for the World

When Rodrigo Velez received a call in 2008 asking him to become Ecuador’s new "Drug Czar," he thought it was…

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Psychedelic Decriminalization Bids Gain Momentum in Cities Nationwide

Psychedelic decriminalization efforts are spreading like mycelium as activists lobby city governments in Berkeley, California; Port Townsend, Washington; and Columbia,…

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