Marijuana Moment reports..
A Mexican senator announced on Wednesday that she will be introducing a bill to legalize and regulate psychedelics nationwide to give people an alternative treatment option for serious mental health conditions.
At an Intercultural Forum on Entheogenic Medicine that took place in the Senate, Sen. Alejandra Lagunes of the Ecologist Green Party said that substances like psilocybin and ayahuasca have “high therapeutic potential, low toxicity and don’t create physical dependence or abuse.”
U.S. Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D-OR) also made remarks in a video recording that was played at the forum, applauding lawmakers in the neighboring country for taking initial steps to further dismantle prohibition and unlock the potential of psychedelics.
Ismail Ali @sage_izzy, Zara Snapp @zarasnapp, Earl Blumenauer @repblumenauer, Angela Allbee, Directora de la Sección de Servicios de Psilocibina en @OHAOregon, Armando Loizaga, Víctor Ángel-Mosti @vanmosti, Jesús Olamendi, Santiago Ortela y al Dr Paul Hersch Martínez.
— Alejandra Lagunes (@alelagunes) January 26, 2023
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Mexican Senator To File Psychedelics Legalization Bill, With U.S. Congressman Backing International Reform Push