SANTA CRUZ (CBS SF) — The Santa Cruz City Council voted Tuesday night to pass a resolution to decriminalize psychedelic mushrooms in the city.

The council passed the measure unanimously at around 8:44 p.m.

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The resolution states that “the investigation and arrest of individuals involved with the adult possession, use, or cultivation of psychoactive plants and fungi listed on the Federal Schedule 1 list for personal adult use and clinical research be among the lowest priorities for the city of Santa Cruz.”

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In May last year, Denver, Colorado became the first city in the country to decriminalize the psychedelic plants and Oakland followed suit shortly afterward.


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