Democrats unveil bill to decriminalize drug possession at federal level, expunge records
“It’s time to put wellness and compassion ahead of trauma and punishment,” Congresswoman Cori Bush said in a statement.
A frank conversation for Seattle City Council.
Amid rising rates of depression, suicide, and substance use disorders, drug makers have scaled back investment in mental health research. Psychedelics may fill the growing need for innovative psychiatric drugs, but federal prohibition prevents people from accessing their benefits. Nevertheless, some cities, dissatisfied with the U.S. war on drugs, are decriminalizing psychedelics.