Denver Is Voting on Whether to Decriminalize Psychedelic Mushrooms
|futurism.com 19 Apr 2019 at 08:51|
Denver, Colorado may become the first city in the U.S. to decriminalize shroomsÂ â if a new initiative gets voted through.
Itâs only one city, but the vote suggests that Americans are coming around to a more progressive view on recreational â and potentially therapeutic â psychoactiveÂ drugs.
If passed, Initiative 301 would decriminalize personal use and possession of mushrooms containing the psychoactive compound psilocybin. But wouldnât legalize the growth or distribution of the shrooms, according to Vox Â âÂ so itâd fall short of the full-throated legalization of marijuana that Colorado embraced in 2014.