VICE: Psychedelics Are a Billion-Dollar Business, and No One Can Agree Who Should Control It

VICE shares a vast array of perspectives surrounding the possible approaches to mainstreaming psychedelics and considers nuanced paths toward increased psychedelic access. “People are worried that if psychedelics are medicalized, they’ll fall into this category where their medical use will be permitted, but not if they’re used outside of medicine, and that they will not be decriminalized,” says Ismail L. Ali, J.D., of MAPS. “I don’t think it’s an irrational fear.”

Psychedelics Are Big Business, and No One Agrees Who Should Control It
For-profit companies want psychedelics to be treated as medicine; others want them to just be legal. They’ll have to learn to get along.

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