Oakland and Denver Decriminalized Psychedelics: But Johnny Tabaie warns Americans to be responsible

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On Tuesday, May 28th, 2019, Oakland California City Council approved the decriminalization of peyote, magic mushrooms, ayahuasca, and ibogaine, all of them natural sources of psychedelics. A few weeks earlier, in the month of May, Denver Colorado had decriminalized these substances as well. These natural substances, which temporarily alter the state of consciousness, have been used medicinally and for religious purposes for thousands of years in the Americas and in Central Africa. ...

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Veteran Empire State Marijuana Reform Activist Doug Greene Dead At 52 – Weed News

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By Phillip Smith

Longtime New York-based drug reform activist Doug Greene died Tuesday evening in a subway accident on Manhattan’s Upper West Side. He was only 52.

According to police and media reports, Greene and fellow activist Todd Hinden had attended a George Clinton concert in Central Park, then parted ways as Hinden hopped on his bicycle and Greene headed down into the subway, where he fell onto the tracks.

Police reported that ...

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Oakland City Council Decriminalizes Mushrooms, DMT, Ibogaine

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The cognitive liberty movement scored another win this week, with Oakland, CA, becoming the second city in the US to give a thumbs up to hallucinogenic mushroom possession and use.

On Tuesday, the Oakland City Council formally voted to make holding and using psilocybin mushrooms—along with other naturally derived psychedelics such as mescaline and ibogaine—the lowest enforcement priority for the Oakland Police Department.

In other words, if you’re holding a bag of funky-smelling ‘shrooms ...

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Oakland is the second US city to decriminalize magic mushrooms – News

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Following close behind Denver’s monumental decision in May, Oakland is now the second city in the US to vote to decriminalize psilocybin and all other “natural” sources of psychedelics. Oakland’s City Council’s public safety committee held its first public hearing on the resolution on May 28, and the measure passed unanimously this past Tuesday.

Psilocybin is the psychoactive substance in “magic mushrooms”, which is now ...

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