The Senate has passed a bill in California to legalize the possession of certain narcotic substances and make it easier to use the substance.
The legislation from Sen. Scott Weiner (D) passed the session by a vote of 21-16 on Wednesday and is now headed to the Assembly for consideration.
The measure, which is a narrower, tailored version of the bill Weiner spearheaded in the last session It passed the Senate but was later abandoned in the Assembly After the members greatly eased it, I proceeded under an accelerated process It allowed her to skip some committee considerations this year. The appropriations committee was acquitted without a hearing earlier this month Pre-approved by the Public Safety Committee in March.
SB 58 would legalize the “possession, preparation, acquisition, transfer, as defined, or transportation” of specified quantities of psilocybin, psilocyn, DMT, ibogaine, and mescaline for personal or concessional use. Notably, “synthetic” narcotics such as LSD and MDMA would not be legalized, unlike provisions of the earlier version of Wiener’s legislation.
Besides legalizing personal possession, the bill also specifically provides for “group counseling and community healing” involving oncogenics.
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