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psychedelic laws in michigan

Psychedelic Laws in Michigan

Presently, entheogenic plants and fungi are considered Schedule 1 drugs in Michigan, meaning there’s no accepted medical use and considered highly likely to abuse. According to Michigan Public Health Code, possession of peyote, mescaline, DMT, psilocybin or psilocybin is a misdemeanor “punishable by imprisonment for not more than one year or a fine of not […]

Psychedelic laws in New York

Psychedelic Laws in New York State

New York is known for having some of the staunchest penalties in the country when it comes to drug-related crimes. Currently, possessing any quantity of a controlled substance is a Class A misdemeanor in the state, punishable by up to a year and prison and a $1,000 fine. The same is true for more than […]

psychedelic legalization vs decriminalization

Understanding Legalization v. Decriminalization in the Psychedelics Industry

A variety of psychedelic substances, such as psilocybin, ketamine, MDMA, LSD, among others are gaining traction as an effective treatment for a variety of conditions.  With ketamine classified as a Schedule III controlled substance and other psychedelic substances progressing through the FDA approval process, several states and municipalities have enacted psychedelic legalization and decriminalization measures.  […]

Psychedelic Laws in Kentucky

Kentucky—the state known for bourbon, bluegrass and fried chicken—also has a reputation for a particularly strong stance on drugs. In fact, Kentucky law specifically expresses that all of the state’s drug scheduling will correspond to scheduling applied by the federal Controlled Substances Act. As such, because psilocybin-containing mushrooms (“magic” mushrooms) and other hallucinogenic substances are […]