Our sister paper The Portland Mercury originally published this interview.
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It’s T-minus 256 days until Oregonians can legally start tripping, and the state’s still deciding how best to manage the production and administration of psychedelic drugs.
In 2020, Oregon voters passed Measure 109, permitting the use of psilocybin, the active ingredient in magic mushrooms. In the months since, members of a volunteer advisory board made up of invested parties—therapists, doctors, researchers, mycologists, and others—have worked on a framework for implementation with a deadline of Jan 2, 2023, when various production and facilitation groups can start applying for licenses.
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