Rolling Stone: Jews, Christians, and Muslims Are Reclaiming Ancient Psychedelic Practices, And That Could Help With Legalization

Summary: MAPS Policy and Advocacy Counsel Ismail L. Ali, J.D., highlights the challenges of obtaining legal permission for the religious use of psychedelics in this Rolling Stone article: “The core thing to know is that in order to apply [to the DEA for exemption] you have to say that your use of the substance is necessary for your practice, with necessary being the keyword. And yet you also have to stop using it while you’re waiting for the DEA to respond. The paradox there is quite apparent.”

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