Learn About Latest Petition To Reschedule Magic Mushrooms In The UK

A new public appeal, launched just days ago, aims at moving psilocybin from Schedule 1 to Schedule 2 of UK’s Misuse of Drugs 2001 legislation

As all regulations, it determines the legal circumstances for possession, supply, production, export and import of the listed (so called “controlled”) drugs. The authorized scope depends on the assigned schedule, ranging from 1 to 5. 

As in the U.S., UK’s Schedule 1 includes drugs considered to have little or no therapeutic value and are subjected to the most restrictive control, while Schedule 5 contains drugs with considered therapeutic value and therefore commonly available as over-the-counter medicines.

The first group’s substances cannot be lawfully possessed or prescribed unless under a research setting, for which a Home Office license must be required.

As psilocybin is currently considered, like MDMA and LSD, to be in the Schedule 1 category, the move would allow for the substance, already …

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