Thomas Hartle says psilocybin profoundly alleviated his end-of-life anxiety following his terminal diagnosis, and wants to make sure others like him have access to this medicine before it’s too late.
A California bill that would decriminalize psychedelic substances will receive a hearing in the State Assembly as advocates gather support from lawmakers before an August legislative deadline.
The innovative legislation uses the FDA’s Expanded Access Program to provide psychedelic-assisted therapy to vets, frontline workers and first-responders.
David Bronner was among the activists arrested at DEA Headquarters advocating for “Right To Try” access to psilocybin for terminally ill patients.
The proposal prohibits synthetic psilocybin and echoes state food preparation and legalized cannabis guidelines.
Decriminalize Nature’s controversial stances on hot button issues has led to the birth of new groups independent of the national organization.
The activist group Decriminalize Nature catalyzed a national movement, but the board’s new guidelines reflect tensions within the grassroots movement.
David Bronner is spearheading a sit-in at DEA headquarters next month to demand access to psilocybin for patients under the federal “Right to Try” law.
Patients who were denied end-of-life psychedelic therapy by the DEA turn to Senator Patty Murray to intervene with the federal agency.
The bills would create a state-funded research institute, decriminalize magic mushrooms, and provide psilocybin-assisted therapy for eligible patients.