Detroit decriminalized 'magic mushrooms'; organizers look to grow a movement in Michigan

Sarah Rahal
The Detroit News

Detroit — Members of a national movement to decriminalize entheogenic plants, including psychedelic mushrooms, are hoping voter support for the cause in Detroit will lead to similar proposals in other Michigan cities and state legislation for therapeutic use.

In the November general election, 61% of Detroit voters backed Proposal E, a ballot initiative seeking to decriminalize entheogenic plants, including psychedelic mushrooms. The vote doesn't mean residents can begin growing shrooms or selling them, but rather makes it the city's lowest law enforcement priority. 

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