Denver votes to decriminalise magic mushrooms by razor-thin margin

By May 9, 2019 Recent News

BBC News 9 May 2019
Family First Comment: This is how wacky things are going to get…
“The UK’s National Health Service describes them as a hallucinogenic “making people see, hear and experience the world in a different, ‘trippy’ way”.”
Understatement of the year!

Denver has voted to decriminalise the use of magic mushrooms – the first US city to do so.

The motion was put to a public vote on Tuesday, and passed with a slim majority of 50.6%.

Although the mushrooms will technically still be illegal, restrictions on personal use and possession by adults will be drastically loosened.

Police officers will now be instructed to treat magic mushroom users as their lowest priority.

Denver decriminalised cannabis in 2005 ahead of the rest of the state of Colorado. Tuesday’s referendum was the first US public vote on magic mushrooms.

What are magic mushrooms?
They are a form of fungus found across the world which contains a psychedelic chemical called psilocybin.

The UK’s National Health Service describes them as a hallucinogenic “making people see, hear and experience the world in a different, ‘trippy’ way”.
READ MORE: https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-48185366

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