Oakland Takes Step Toward Decriminalizing Psychedelic Mushrooms

A resolution to decriminalize certain natural psychedelic plants and fungi — such as "magic" mushrooms — was approved by an Oakland City Council committee Tuesday night and is expected to go to the full council for a vote on June 4.

If the measure passes, Oakland would become the second city in the country to decriminalize entheogenic plants, following Denver earlier this month. Read more