psilocybin

San Francisco Launches Bid to Decriminalize Psychedelics

City lawmakers in San Francisco have introduced a resolution to decriminalize naturally occurring psychedelics, or “entheogens.” The measure would remove criminal…

July 27, 2022

Oregon County Considers Banning Legalized Psilocybin Therapy

Linn County, a mostly rural area of Oregon, is considering banning psilocybin services. In November 2020, Oregon voters approved legalizing…

June 24, 2022

Oregon Board Rejects Plan to Boost Psilocybin Access, But Fight Goes On

After a closed-doors discussion on May 25, the Oregon Psilocybin Advisory Board voted to reject an "entheogenic practitioners framework." Some…

June 3, 2022

Canada to Fund Research on Psilocybin for Substance Use Disorder

Applications have opened for Canadian researchers seeking federal funding to study psilocybin treatments for substance use disorder (SUD), as well…

May 3, 2022

Can a Religious Exemption Boost Legal Psilocybin Access in Oregon?

Within weeks, the Oregon Health Authority (OHA) is expected to finalize the first official rules for how its legal psilocybin…

April 27, 2022

The Mission to Make Psilocybin Available to UK Cancer Patients

“I was involved in oncology when I was a medic,” Dr. Malcolm Barratt-Johnson told Filter, “and in all honesty, the…

April 25, 2022

Maryland Advances Bill to Fund Psychedelics Access for Veterans

Maryland lawmakers sent a bill to the governor on April 8 that would create a state fund to provide “cost-free”…

April 11, 2022

Connecticut Could Open East Coast’s First Psychedelic Medicine Centers

Connecticut lawmakers have proposed a bill that would create the first psychedelic medicine centers on the East Coast. The bill…

March 24, 2022

Are Business Interests Shaping Oregon’s Psilocybin Regulations?

A top adviser to the Oregon state government on its legal psilocybin therapy program has quit amid complaints that he…

March 17, 2022

How Will Oregon Teach and Train Psilocybin Healers?

In November 2020, Oregon voters approved a ballot initiative, Measure 109, to legalize psilocybin for therapeutic use. We're now well…

February 25, 2022