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County looks to vote on production of psilocybin mushrooms

 

June 29, 2022



Linn County residents will have the opportunity to vote on whether they want to allow the production of psilocybin mushrooms outside of incorporated cities on the November ballot, Commissioners Roger Nyquist, Sherrie Sprenger and Will Tucker agreed unanimously Tuesday, June 21.

In the November 2020 election, Oregonians approved Ballot Measure 109, which legalized the use of psilocybin — often referred to as psychedelic — mushrooms. Proponents believe it may be effective in the treatment of PTSD and drug addictions. Although the measure passed statewide, it was defeated in Linn County, 5...



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