Psilocybin Therapies Attract Support in Illinois Legislature

An unusual coalition, including an Illinois state legislator and a local Psychedelic Society, has created the proposed CURE Act to legalize psilocybin therapy. 

A Psilocybin Therapy Bill is Making Headway in New York

The medical model proposal, which would set up a framework for psilocybin-assisted therapy in New York ahead of FDA approval, is viewed by some policy reform advocates as the necessary next step towards decriminalization.

Ayahuasca Arrests on the Rise in Spain

The recent spate of prosecuted ceremony leaders highlights tensions in Spain between medical and indigenous perspectives on psychedelics.

Two Psychedelic Bills in the New York State Assembly Attract Support 

Pat Burke will introduce legislation to legalize psychedelic-assisted therapy following Linda Rosenthal’s bill to legalize possession of psychedelic plants and fungi. 

Newly Proposed California Bill Would Decriminalize Natural Psychedelics

State Senator Scott Wiener’s bill picks up where last year’s bill left off, but does not include synthetic substances like MDMA and LSD.

Biden Administration Considers Psychedelic Therapies Task Force

Advocates for the initiative, including two retired generals, say that the proposed inter-agency federal task force would support a thoughtful and coordinated introduction of psychedelic medicine services nationwide.

Oregon Overcomes Bureaucratic Delays to Therapist Training Program Approvals

From some counties pushing back on access to psilocybin therapy to last minute obstacles to facilitator training programs, Oregon is successfully navigating a bumpy road towards legalized psilocybin.

What’s Next for Legal Psilocybin in Oregon

As Oregon heads towards the first legal psilocybin system in the country, activists and educators come together to discuss the program ahead of next week’s Horizons Northwest conference.

In the Wake of Decrim, Police Continue to Target Psychedelics 

The recent arrest of psychedelic activist Aaron Genuth for possession brings to light the legal risks that still surround psychedelics, despite policy advancements.

As Plant-Medicine Churches Grow, Legal Questions Linger

Plant-medicine churches want to use the Religious Freedom Restoration Act as a shield against arrest or prosecution, but only three have established this legal right in thirty years.