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Dana Larsen: Vancouver council to hear from public on medical mushroom access (BCCSU)

This image shows the fruit bodies of the psilocybe semilanceata. (Photo Credit: MUSHROOM OBSERVER 6514)
This image shows the fruit bodies of the psilocybe semilanceata. (Photo Credit: MUSHROOM OBSERVER 6514)

Nine weeks ago, I launched an online “microdose mushroom dispensary”. We’re providing tiny doses of psilocybe mushrooms for therapeutic purposes to people with a documented medical need.

Right now it’s online mail-order only, but I told the media that I planned on opening a Vancouver storefront for microdoses in the coming months.

The B.C. Centre on Substance Use has been calling for a “compassion club” style heroin dispensary, to provide a safer supply and prevent overdoses. The mayor has said he supports this idea. City hall should be finding ways to work with activists who are already creating these kinds of safer supply solutions.

Click here to read the full story in The Georgia Straight.

 

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