Oakland, CA Decriminalizes the Cultivation and Possession of Some Psychedelics

The effort was led by the group Decriminalize Nature Oakland.

June 1, 2019

The resolution was approved unanimously by the Oakland City Council. It decriminalizes the adult use and possession of mushrooms containing psilocybin and other psychedelics that are naturally derived from plants and fungi. Synthetic psychedelics like MDMA and LSD remain illegal.