Psychedelics

San Francisco Decriminalizes Psychedelics

Double Blind reports San Francisco lawmakers have unanimously approved a measure calling for the decriminalization of psychedelics like psilocybin and ayahuasca. The Board of Supervisors approved the measure, sponsored by Supervisors Dean Preston (D) and Hillary Ronen (D), on Wednesday. While it doesn’t immediately enact changes to criminal justice policy in San Francisco, it urges police …

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Alert: Oregon Psilocybin Services – Draft Rules Released (pdf) – Read Rules Here

Oregon Psilocybin Services – Draft Rules Released 09/01/2022 Greetings,We are excited to enter into the final rulemaking process necessary for implementation of Measure 109, the Oregon Psilocybin Services Act.There will be three Rules Advisory Committees (RACs) meeting in September to discuss the remaining rules. These virtual meetings are open to the public and will be …

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Clatsop County Oregon Places 2 Year Ban On Psilocybin Businesses

·A two-year ban on psilocybin businesses in Clatsop County’s unincorporated areas is headed for the November ballot. The county Board of Commissioners on Wednesday passed an ordinance declaring a moratorium on the substance. This will give county staff time to work out regulations that go further than state regulations on how and where psilocybin businesses …

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Alert: Oregon Psilocybin Services (OPS) – Psilocybin Fall Business Forum – October 19, 2022

Oregon Psilocybin Fall Business Forum – SAVE THE DATE: October 19, 2022 08/02/2022 Greetings,Oregon Psilocybin Services (OPS) is excited to partner with the Secretary of State’s Office of Small Business Assistance to host a virtual Psilocybin Fall Business Forum on Wednesday October 19, 2022 (9am-5pm Pacific Time). Please save the date!This free one-day virtual event is open to the public and will include …

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Shadow Banning Psilocybin Businesses: Local Governments May Rely on Development Code To Deny Permitting

As we previously covered, Oregon counties and cities are currently considering whether to opt-out of Measure 109 and ban psilocybin manufacturers and service centers within their jurisdiction. Local governments automatically enroll into the Measure 109 program unless they refer an opt-out ordinance for approval to local voters in the upcoming November election. City and county …

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Canada – National Post Report: Canadian patients fighting for psilocybin access sue federal government

This is the landmark case that is going to legalize psychedelics in Canada’ says the newspaper Eight Canadians have filed a Charter challenge against the Government of Canada and the Minister of Health regarding patient access to psilocybin and psilocybin therapy. The plaintiffs, which include seven patients and one health-care practitioner, are arguing that the current …

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London: The Cannabis and Psychedelics Investment Summit

Here are the speakers and the agenda Speakers Join our industry experts, entrepreneurs, and investors as they discuss the critical topics investors should consider. Molly Maloof Founder & CEO, Adamo Bioscience Andy Goren, MD Jupiter Wellness Crispin Blunt Member of Parliament of the United Kingdom Bruce Linton Entrepreneur and Investor Mikael Sodergren Sapphire Clinics Julia …

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Psilocybin Industry Leases: Key Provisions for Landlords and Tenants (Part I)

Many entrepreneurs in Oregon’s psilocybin industry will soon begin negotiating leases for their new businesses. We have been drafting and negotiating leases for about seven years for our marijuana clients. With psilocybin and marijuana both listed as Schedule 1 drugs under the Controlled Substance Act (21 U.S.C. §801, et. seq. “CSA”), the parties negotiating leases …

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First ethics at MAPS in question and now Australia’s Mind Medicine look to have some serious integrity issues too

Psychedelics, medicine and ethics has always been a tricky thing and we’re suprised (or maybe not) that those who have held themselves up to be the paragons of perfection in the field over the past few years,  have in fact been either arrogant, dumb or lazy when it comes to managing ethics at their organisations. …

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Oregon-like legalization of “magic” mushrooms is the goal of the Colorado ballot measure

By Dan Flynn  July 28, 2022 Colorado could decriminalize the personal use and possession of certain psychedelic plants and fungi, including “magic mushrooms,” and create a Natural Medicine Access Program, according to a voter initiative on the November ballot. Oregon, two years ago, became the first state to legalize psilocybin with the approval of Measure 109. Oregon …

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