Declaring A Mental Health Emergency From: Councilmember Gallo Recommendation: Adopt A Resolution Urging The State Legislature To Immediately Enact State Laws That

1) Decriminalize Or Legalize The Possession And Use Of Entheogenic Plants And Fungi,

2) Allow Local Jurisdictions To Authorize Its Citizens To Engage In Community-Based Healing Ceremonies Involving The Use Of Entheogenic Plants And Fungi Without Risk Of Arrest And State Prosecution, When Practiced In Accordance With Safe Practice Guidelines And Principles, And

3) That Provide Legal Protections Against Criminal Prosecution For Local Jurisdictions Their Elected And Appointed Officials, Practitioners And Users Operating In Accordance With The Oakland Community Healing Initiative (OCHI)



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