Denver voters will have the chance to create historic precedence this May. The Denver Psilocybin Decriminalization Initiative group has gotten enough valid signatures to put a question on the ballot to legalize psychedelic mushrooms.
The group needed 4,726 signatures to make it on the ballot. Of the 8,524 submitted, 5,559 were valid, meaning the issue will be up to Denver voters in the May 7, 2019 election. If the
“I don’t think that people should be criminalized or looked upon differently because they are required to take something that can make them feel this much better,” said a 54-year-old patient currently using psilocybin mushrooms.
The initiative would make the use and possession of psilocybin mushrooms by adults 21 and older the lowest law-enforcement priority and prevent
Opponents say they’re ready to fight this ballot measure.
“This is a serious problem, Denver is quickly becoming the illicit
He worries that decriminalization will only be the start, and once it’s passed supporters will want more.
“The psychedelic mushroom folks are following the same playbook