Massachusetts psychedelics bills are a constructive start

In Politics by Michael Rae

A version of the following public comment was delivered to the Massachusetts Joint Committee on the Judiciary.

Reason Foundation is committed to, among other things, ending the drug war and allowing discerning adults to safely and responsibly partake in substances they believe may enhance their life. Decades of academic research combined with the emerging results of large-scale clinical trials have shown that psychedelic substances, which have been used within many cultures from antiquity, may hold substantial value for improving mental health.

Over the past few years, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has recognized psychedelic substances as “breakthrough therapies” for