September 8, 2023 6:44 am

California Lawmakers Approve Bill Decriminalizing Magic Mushrooms

Plus: The Biden administration weighs a “remain in Texas” policy, California slowly but surely reforms its housing-killing environmental review law, and more…

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September 6, 2023 1:09 pm

Rick Doblin: The Man Behind the ‘Psychedelic ’20s’

The founder of MAPS talks about FDA approval for MDMA-assisted therapy and the “psychedelic renaissance” he has helped create.

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September 6, 2023 12:05 pm

35 Years Ago, a Judge Said Marijuana Did Not Belong in Schedule I. HHS Finally Agrees.

The 1988 case highlighted the DEA’s stubborn insistence that marijuana has no “accepted medical use.”

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September 5, 2023 9:01 pm

Rescheduling Marijuana Would Leave Federal Prohibition Essentially Untouched

Although the HHS-recommended change would benefit researchers and the cannabis industry, it would not resolve the conflict between state and federal marijuana laws.

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September 1, 2023 8:23 am

Federal Appeals Court Rules Detroit’s Asset Forfeiture Violates Due Process Rights of Drivers

A federal circuit judge writes that Detroit’s vehicle seizure scheme “is simply a money-making venture—one most often used to extort money from those who can least afford it.”

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August 31, 2023 8:02 pm

Republicans’ Dangerous Plans to Turn the War on Drugs into a Real War by Attacking Mexico

This awful idea is increasingly popular on the right, and has been embraced by several GOP presidential candidates.

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August 31, 2023 2:35 pm

What Rescheduling Marijuana Would and Wouldn’t Do

Although it would leave federal prohibition essentially untouched, the change would facilitate medical research and dramatically reduce taxes on state-licensed suppliers.

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August 31, 2023 6:41 am

HHS Asks DEA To Reclassify Cannabis as Equivalent to Testosterone and Codeine Tylenol

Plus: Tennessee prosecutor threatens to use drag law that was declared unconstitutional, ACLU asks FTC to investigate Mastercard’s adult content policy, and more…

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August 29, 2023 8:57 am

Rick Perry: The Conservative Case for Psychedelic Medicine

The former Texas governor on helping veterans with PTSD, increasing legal immigration, and the illegal drug he’d most like to try

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