The Guardian: California Bill Would Decriminalize Psychedelics, Paving the Way for Medical Treatment

Summary: The Guardian details the introduction of California’s psychedelic decriminalization bill by State Senator Scott Wiener, who believes that “people should not be going to jail for possessing or using drugs.” However, peyote, an endangered plant, and “mescaline when it is sourced from peyote” are excluded to protect traditional Native American spiritual practices. Read this article for interviews with a drug decriminalization advocate, a Marine Veteran who found medical benefit from psychedelic use, and a social worker who facilitates psychedelic therapy.

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