First it Was Marijuana, Could Magic Mushrooms be Legal in Illinois in 2023?
With Illinois enjoying the tax money and success of selling legal marijuana, could legal "magic mushrooms" be next? There's an Illinois lawmaker that sees all the benefits, and is behind this. FoxNews
Democrat La Shawn Ford of Illinois, has presented the "Compassionate Use and Research of Entheogens Act" that would legalize psilocybin and psilocybin services, magic mushrooms.
The health related aspects of magic mushrooms, are pretty incredible.
"I’ve been seeing more and more legitimate scientific evidence, including information coming from the FDA, showing that psychedelic therapy is not only safe, but also very effective, particularly for the toughest patients for whom other treatments have not worked. At the same time, I am also hearing from patients and from their medical providers, that Illinoisans should have access to these exciting new treatment options." - Democrat La Shawn Ford of Illinois
Last November Colorado got on board, and legalized the magic mushrooms and things appear to be groovy...I mean working out just fine. NBCNews The amount of people that backed this in Colorado and voted, trippy man...just trippy.
“I’m in awe of what we were able to accomplish, one of the lead proponents behind the legalization effort. “Over a million people voted yes on this. To think that many people see the value in these medicines, that many people know that these can be used for healing — that’s huge.” - Veronica Lightning Horse Perez