Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D-OR) is encouraging his colleagues to support him in demanding that the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) enable terminally ill patients to legally use psilocybin as an investigational treatment, reported Marijuana Moment.
“There has been a growing body of evidence in recent years pointing to the safety and effectiveness of psilocybin assisted therapy as a potential method to provide care to individuals with treatment-resistant depression and/or anxiety,” Blumenauer wrote to his fellow lawmakers.
Lawsuit Against DEA
While ongoing trials have shown the early potential of psychedelic treatment, the DEA still denies its access. This …