Iboga-inspired art by Chor Boogie

How activists convinced a city to decriminalise magic mushrooms and ayahuasca – Hack


What’s amazing about Oakland decriminalising magic mushrooms, ayahuasca, ibogaine and other hallucinogenic plants is not just that they did it, but the arguments used to convince lawmakers.

According to the motion passed unanimously by the city council earlier this month, going on a mushy trip or dropping aya “can re-establish human’s inalienable and direct relationship to nature.”

The plants can heal: “substance abuse, addiction, recidivism, trauma, post-traumatic stress symptoms, chronic depression, severe ...

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