A new report cites clinical trials that suggest psilocybin can help reduce depression and anxiety, as well as recovery from alcohol and tobacco abuse.
Gov. Kate Brown names a new 17-member advisory board to implement a regulatory structure for voter-backed Measure 109.
One measure that would raise tobacco taxes and tax vaping products for the first time has big money behind it; voters will also consider drug offenses and magic mushrooms.
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Some psychiatrists oppose Measure 109, which would allow the use of magic mushrooms in a clinical setting, though other doctors say Oregonians would benefit from it.
Supporters say they have enough signatures for an initiative which would allow the use of magic mushrooms in a controlled setting as a mental health therapy.
Oregon’s attorney general has approved language for a ballot measure to make psychedelic mushrooms legal.
The measure would reduce criminal penalties for the manufacture, delivery and possession of psilocybin — the hallucinogen contained in psychedelic mushrooms.