Colorado Voters Decriminalize Psychedelic Mushrooms

Psilocybin mushrooms, commonly known as magic mushrooms, mushrooms or shrooms being grown in a home based incubator.

At a glance

  • Colorado because the second state, after Oregon, to decriminalize psychedelic mushrooms for people 21 and older.
  • The initiative sets up state-regulated “healing centers” where participants can experience the drug under supervision.
  • Supporters argue that naturally occurring psychedelics can be used to treat depression, anxiety, PTSD and other conditions.
  • Critics, however, caution that the FDA has not approved these substances as medicine.

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