The Minnesota House of Representatives passed the Comprehensive Health Care Financing Bill on April 26, 69-58. invoice, SF-2995includes provisions to create a Psychedelic Medicine Task Force to actively prepare for legalization. The task force “is established to advise Congress on legal, medical, and policy issues related to the legalization of hallucinogens in the state.”
SF-2995 was first introduced in the Senate in March, passed on a third reading on April 19, and has been amended by the House in recent weeks.
The Task Force mandate includes “existing research in the scientific literature on the therapeutic efficacy of psychedelic medicine in the treatment of mental health conditions such as depression, anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder, bipolar disorder, and other studies. It includes an investigation of mental health conditions and medical problems, conditions for which psychedelic drugs may offer effective treatment options.
We must also apply the necessary changes that apply to the legalization of psychedelic medicine, state and local regulation of psychedelic medicine, and education of the general public on legislative recommendations.
Special committees include a variety of professional committees, including governors, state attorneys general, veterans, and others suffering from mental illness.
If the omnibus bill is passed, the task force will be directed to submit two reports to specific individuals who oversee health and human services. The report will include the task force’s findings and an action plan to implement legalization. The first report must be submitted by February 1, 2024 and the second report by January 1, 2025.
When Specification Introduced in February as a separate bill, the bill included requirements for the task force to investigate various substances. “Halcigenoids include the use of 3,4-methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA), psilocybin, mescaline, LSD, bufotenin, DMT, 5-MeO-DMT, 2C-B, ibogaine, salvinorin A, and ketamine. but not limited to these,” said the old text.
The task force stipulates that $338,000 in 2024, $171,000 in 2025.
Earlier this month, one of the drafters of the task force bill said: Minnesota Congressman Andy Smith, explained the importance of the bill to KIMT3. “Unfortunately, most of these drugs became addicted to drugs around the world in the 1980s, so there are many outdated laws that stimulate research and allow these drugs to be used therapeutically,” the Task Force said. Our goal is to see how these regulations can be properly and responsibly reversed.” Smith said“These drugs…have incredible potential to help people suffering from depression at a much lower cost. Antidepressants are expensive…these.” medicines are usually much cheaper to take.”
The omnibus bill is still under consideration, but the Minnesota House of Representatives recently passed the cannabis legalization bill on April 25. “Minnesotans deserve freedom and respect to make responsible decisions about cannabis itself.”
If the law is passed, House File 100 will allow adults over the age of 21 to own up to 2 ounces of cannabis flowers in public and 1.5 pounds of cannabis flowers privately in their homes. Concentrates are limited to 8 grams and edibles are limited to 800 mg THC or less. The resident is also allowed to grow no more than her 8 plants in her home (up to a maximum of 4 flowering plants).
According to Vicente Sederberg’s attorney Krissy Atterholt, there are high hopes for the future of cannabis in Minnesota. “Minnesota is one step closer to providing residents with safe, regulated access to legalized adult-use cannabis,” Atterholt said. high times“The state is on track to become the next big cannabis opportunity in the Midwest. The market is wide open for