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Free Webinar Tomorrow: Cannabis and Psychedelics Election Updates, Q&A

Watch Here Last week, voters across the country were tasked with deciding the fate of numerous cannabis and psychedelics bills and initiatives. These included: psychedelics regulation in Colorado psilocybin licensing opt-out votes around Oregon cannabis decriminalization votes in Texas medical cannabis regulation in Arkansas recreational cannabis regulation in Maryland recreational cannabis regulation in Missouri recreational

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Cannabis and Psychedelics Election Updates and Q&A

Watch Here On November 8, 2022, voters across the country were tasked with deciding the fate of numerous cannabis and psychedelics bills and initiatives. These included: psychedelics regulation in Colorado psilocybin licensing opt-out votes around Oregon cannabis decriminalization votes in Texas medical cannabis regulation in Arkansas recreational cannabis regulation in Maryland recreational cannabis regulation in

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Tomorrow! Hilary Bricken at Nutrition Industry Association Conference

Register Here Learn More Here Hilary Bricken, a partner at Harris Bricken, will join the Nutrition Industry Association (NIA) West at its Fall Conference this Thursday, September 8th. Hilary will present on Cannabis/Psilocybin – What’s Real, What’s Not, What You Must Know. Hilary will cover the state of the California cannabis industry under the Medicinal

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,

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Mixing Cannabis and Psychedelics Business

Many cannabis companies are thinking about creative ways to pivot into the developing psychedelics market. One of the questions I hear most frequently hear is whether this is a good idea. It’s one thing for companies to leave cannabis altogether and go full tilt into the psychedelics space. But mixing cannabis and psychedelics into one

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California and Psychedelics: Getting Closer

Over the last few months, I’ve written a few posts about SB-519, a bill introduced by California State Senator Scott Wiener earlier this year that is intended to decriminalize a host of psychedelics – from psilocybin to ketamine to LSD (you can read those posts here, here, and here). SB-519 has passed through the California

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Another Win for Religious Use of Psychedelics: New Hampshire v. Mack

We’ve written a lot recently about the law concerning the religious use of psychedelics (see here and here). This is an incredibly broad area of the law that is still developing. Our focus has generally been on the federal laws and decisions affecting religious use of psychedelics, though today we turn our attention to an

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The “Right to Try” Psilocybin and New Drug Therapies

I was talking to another lawyer about last week’s vote by Oregonians to legalize psilocybin therapy here in the state. We discussed how licensed facilities won’t be up and running for a few more years, and how, in the meantime, people will have to make do with general decriminalization under Measure 109 and maybe, in

BREAKING: Preliminary Cannabis and Psychedelics Election Results

BREAKING: Preliminary Cannabis and Psychedelics Election Results

Yesterday was a pretty big day for cannabis and psychedelics at both federal and state levels. Putting aside the presidency and congressional races, which haven’t yet finished, there were a number of statewide efforts to legalize cannabis, one measure to legalize therapeutic psilocybin, and two drug decriminalization efforts. All of them passed, and many of

Election 2020: Psychedelics on the Ballot in Washington D.C.

Election 2020: Psychedelics on the Ballot in Washington D.C.

Oregon is not the only jurisdiction with psilocybin (and other controlled psychedelic plant substances) on the ballot this fall. For our coverage of Oregon’s Measure 109, see: Oregon 2020 Election: Vote Yes! on Measure 109 Oregon and Psilocybin: Does the Approved Ballot Measure Language Stand a Chance? Oregon Psychedelics: Petition to Legalize Psilocybin for Therapy