Friday, September 8, 2023 12:29 a.m.
SACRAMENTO (KGO)– A California bill to decriminalize herbal psychedelics, including mushrooms, received final Senate approval on Thursday and is now on its way to Governor Gavin Newsom’s office, officials say.
SB-58, introduced by California Senators Scott Wiener, Ash Kalra and several others, passed 3-21-16 Thursday in the Assembly.
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Wiener said 13 of his bills have been introduced this session of the Assembly, and four of them have already gone to the Senate for final approval.
“We are now on the verge of making our shared values a reality. These bills will streamline housing approvals, tackle the climate crisis, cap the direct cost of insulin, expand access to PrEP , protect LGBTQ youth and decriminalize psychedelics, support small businesses, and more,” he said in a statement.
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