The California Psilocybin Decriminalization Initiative 2020
An Open Source Initiative
In December of 2018 we typed up a Google Document on how Decriminalize Psychedelic Mushrooms in California for the November 2020 election.
We then shared it with all the stakeholders granting them comment privileges to compile all take notes before submitting to the California State Legislative Counsel.
They sent us a draft back that we then assimilated and then submitted a formal draft to the California State Attorney Generals Office for a formal title and summary.
Now we are completing a 30 day public comment period before receiving our Fiscal Impact Analysis and Title and Summary to begin collecting signatures.
When the signature collection process begins we will have approximately 180 days to collect 625,000 valid signatures in order to get this on the ballot.
Researchers generally agree that psychedelic mushrooms are non-addictive and are frequently shown to be less toxic than more common drugs, such as alcohol.
The FDA has granted psilocybin (the main psychedelic compound in “psychedelic mushroom”) “breakthrough therapy” status.
Studies from highly-respected institutes such as Johns Hopkins, New York University, UCLA, and Imperial College of London suggest that psilocybin or psilocybin therapy can be a powerful treatment for depression, addiction, and end-of-life distress.
Studies involving healthy individuals frequently indicate psilocybin induced experiences to be among the volunteers most personally meaningful experiences.