Denver to vote on decriminalizing ‘magic mushrooms’

Boxes containing magic mushrooms sit on a counter at a coffee and smart shop in Rotterdam November 28, 2008. REUTERS/Jerry Lampen (NETHERLANDS)/Files

(Reuters) – Denver voters will decide on Tuesday whether to decriminalize possession of psilocybin, a hallucinogenic drug that puts the magic in “magic mushrooms,” in a vote that would make the Colorado capital the first U.S. city to stop such prosecutions. If passed, the ballot initiative would prohibit the city from imposing criminal penalties on […]

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