Final revisions to the proposed Psychedelic Wellness & Healing Initiative submitted yesterday would allow the sale, possession and use of psychedelics for medicinal and therapeutic purposes.
A Kentucky commission will soon vote on whether to commit $42 million toward a psychedelic-assisted therapy moonshot that could transform treatment for opioid use disorder nationally.
The bill, SB 58, includes a workgroup to propose facilitated use and now goes to Governor Newsom’s desk for signature.
Amendments to SB-58 would delay therapeutic and facilitated use of psychedelics in California until a regulatory framework similar to those in Oregon and Colorado is developed.
A statewide proposal, if passed, will allocate settlement funds from lawsuits against corporations involved in the opioid crisis towards research into ibogaine, which has demonstrated potential to treat opioid use disorder.
Underground psychedelic-assisted therapy in Ukraine could help treat PTSD from the war, as advocates work to broaden access by rescheduling substances like psilocybin and MDMA.
The Psychedelic Medicine Coalition has partnered with prominent conservative lobbyists and consultants to bring federal funding to psychedelic research.
SB 58, the California legislation which would decriminalize certain psychedelic substances, is now being considered by the state Assembly after being passed by the Senate.
SB 58, legislation which would decriminalize certain psychedelic substances, has been advanced by the California Senate Public Safety Committee despite expected opposition.
Initiatives towards psychedelic policy reform are taking place in Europe, from a conference on psychedelic-assisted therapies at the European Parliament to the British Treasury’s approval of funding for innovative medical treatments.