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Psychedelic Decriminalization in the U.S.

Psychedelic decriminalization is happening across the country, cities (and one state). These pioneering places are starting to decriminalize plant medicines and psychedelics including psilocybin, ayahuasca, peyote, and others. Let’s take a look at the progress…

May 2019

Denver, CO

In May 2019, Ordinance 301 narrowly passed in Denver with 50.6% voting in favor of decriminalizing psilocybin.

May 2019

Jun 2019

Oakland, CA

The city council unanimously voted to decriminalize psilocybin, along with other plants and fungi.

Jun 2019

Jan 2020

Santa Cruz, CA

Santa Cruz voted unanimously decriminalize “magic mushrooms” and other natural psychedelics, including ayahuasca and peyote.

Jan 2020

Sep 2020

Ann Arbor, MI

The City Council of Ann Arbor, Michigan, voted unanimously in favor of a resolution declaring the investigation or arrest of anyone for planting, cultivating, purchasing, transporting, distributing, engaging in practices with or possessing entheogenic plants or plant compounds to be the city’s lowest law enforcement priority.

Sep 2020

Nov 2020

Washington D.C.

Under the Entheogenic Plant and Fungus Policy Act of 2020, natural psychedelics including magic mushrooms, ayahuasca, and mescaline are decriminalized, making arrests for their possession or use the lowest priority for DC police.

Nov 2020

Nov 2020

Oregon

In November 2020, voters passed Oregon Ballot Measure 109, making Oregon the first state to both decriminalize psilocybin and also legalize it for therapeutic use. Measure 110 decriminalized personal possession of drugs like heroin, methamphetamine, LSD and MDMA

Nov 2020

Jan 2021

Somerville, MA

Somerville City Council voted unanimously to decriminalize the possession of entheogenic plants, including psilocybin mushrooms and ibogaine.

Jan 2021

Feb 2021

Cambridge, MA

Cambridge City Council voted unanimously to decriminalize the possession of entheogenic plants, including psilocybin mushrooms and ibogaine.

Feb 2021
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Decriminalize Nature

Decriminalize Nature is an educational campaign to inform individuals about the value of entheogenic plants and fungi and the intention to propose a resolution to decriminalize our relationship to nature.

Decriminalize Nature refers to entheogenic plants, fungi, and natural sources (as defined herein), such as mushrooms, cacti, iboga containing plants and /or extracted combinations of plants similar to Ayahuasca; and limited to those containing the following types of compounds: indole amines, tryptamines, phenethylamines.

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