These drugs, defined by the DEA as having no approved medical uses, are at the top of the regulatory list.
So far, it’s not clear what impact the move will actually have on San Francisco’s crackdown on psychedelics. are already protected under the principle of religious freedom in the United States.
According to KPIX-TV, the San Francisco Police Department has no specific policy regarding the use of Entheogen.
“We are proud to work with Decrim Nature to put San Francisco on record for supporting the decriminalization of psychedelics and entheogens,” Preston, co-organizer of the resolution, said in a statement.
“San Francisco joins the list of cities and countries that are reviewing and condemning the use and cultivation of these plant-based medicines in accordance with science and data. Today’s unanimous vote is an exciting step forward. “
The bill also urges the California and federal governments to decriminalize its use.
The resolution defines entheogen as “plants, fungi and natural materials that can stimulate personal and spiritual well-being, benefit psychological and physical health, and reestablish an inseparable and direct relationship between humans and nature. defined as the full spectrum of
The resolution cites studies that have found that hallucinogens have meaningful health benefits that have been used to treat PTSD, opiate and methamphetamine addiction, depression, and cluster headaches.
“The San Francisco community has an unmet need for the compassionate and effective care these drugs provide,” Decrim SF said in a statement.