Mason Marks, a senior fellow and project lead on the Project on Psychedelics Law and Regulation (POPLAR) at Harvard Law School, said the bill “basically kicks the can down the road.”
Marijuana Moment write..
A Washington State Senate committee approved a massive overhaul to a psilocybin services bill on Thursday, gutting sections that would have legalized use of the psychedelic drug by adults—and reform advocates in the state are blaming the governor for being behind the move.
As originally filed last month, SB 5263 would have put Washington on the road to regulating psilocybin services much like its neighbor Oregon. Adults 21 and older would have been able to legally use the drug with the support of a trained facilitator, and regulators would have begun accepting license applications for product manufacturers, service centers and product testing labs by September 2025.
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Washington Senators Strip Psilocybin Bill Of Major Provisions, With Advocates Blaming Governor