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Register Here In a few short months, the State of Oregon will open up licensing applications for the first state-regulated psilocybin program. Other states – specifically Washington and Colorado – will likely follow suit in the near future. At the same time, ketamine clinics and telehealth operators have proliferated nationally, and a number of groups

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Washington Psilocybin Update

In March of this year, the Washington State Legislature passed Senate Bill 5693. Section 211, subpart 99 of this bill directs the Washington State Health Care Authority (HCA) to create a psilocybin work group to assess the feasibility of bills like Senate Bill 5660 (see our initial take on that one here). In particular, the

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OHA and Harris Bricken Lawyers Present on Psilocybin Rules: September 23

Harris Bricken lawyers Vince Sliwoski and Mason Marks will present with Jesse Sweet of the Oregon Health Authority (OHA) on the Oregon psilocybin program, on September 23. The panel presentation will be moderated by Alex Berger of Emerge Law Group. This is an in-person event at Cannon Beach, Oregon, with remote access available. Jesse Sweet

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Oregon Psilocybin Culture and Anthropology: Research Subcommittee Meeting Notes

Since January 1, 2021, the Oregon Health Authority (OHA) has engaged in a two-year development phase, creating regulations based on Ballot Measure 109. There are five subcommittees covering different aspects of the emerging psilocybin industry including research, health equity, manufacturing, training, and licensing. In this post, we will cover the most recent Research Subcommittee meeting

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Check Out Our New Psychedelics Glossary

Our mission at the Psychedelics Law Blog is to translate complicated legal concepts into plain English for psychedelics entrepreneurs and enthusiasts. We know just how complicated, inaccessible, and even contradictory psychedelics terminology can be. So we wanted to design an industry resource of key legal terms and even non-legal or technical terms for anyone in

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Oregon Psilocybin Advisory Board: June 22, 2022 Meeting

The Oregon Psilocybin Advisory Board (OPAB) was established by Measure 109 and is responsible for making recommendations to the Oregon Health Authority (OHA) for psilocybin services in Oregon. OPAB has met monthly since March of 2021, and the last monthly meeting was set for June 22, 2022. After that, OPAB will meet every two months. In a

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Legal Memorandum on Entheogenic Framework

On May 26, 2022, the Oregon Health Authority (OHA) announced it received a legal memorandum from the Oregon Department of Justice (ODOJ). The legal memorandum (memo) addresses the Oregon Psilocybin Services Program and discussed the Entheogenic Framework. The Entheogenic Framework is a document created by Jon Dennis, an attorney in Oregon. It is a set

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Oregon Psilocybin Advisory Board Update: May 25, 2022 Meeting

The Oregon Psilocybin Advisory Board (OPAB) was established by Measure 109 and is responsible for making recommendations to the Oregon Health Authority (OHA) for psilocybin services in Oregon. OPAB has met monthly since March of 2021, and the last monthly meeting is set for June 22, 2022. After that, OPAB will meet every two months.

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Music and Psilocybin Service Centers

Oregon psilocybin service centers will be open for business after the Oregon Health Authority (OHA) finalizes regulations and issues licenses early next year. Psilocybin services will be heavily regulated, and business owners are encouraged to pay close attention to OHA rules. But unexpected issues may arise that are unrelated to OHA. For instance, the legal

Webinar June 1: Global Trends in Psychedelic and Cannabis Law

Webinar June 1: Global Trends in Psychedelic and Cannabis Law

The cannabis industry is evolving rapidly across North America and beyond, and the psychedelics revolution is well underway. As a result, there is a growing disparity among laws of different jurisdictions. Businesses involved in cannabis production and sales, such as growers, distributors, importers, and producers, face an array of legal challenges, including regulatory compliance, taxation,