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#028 Ryan Munevar: legalize psilocybin

Psychedelic Diaries episode summary:

We talk with Ryan Munevar — Campaign Director of DecriminalizeCA — about the hurdles on the path of legalization for psychedelics, specifically Psilocybe mushrooms and what can be learned from the legal evolution of Cannabis, as well as the psychedelic experiences that informed and motivate Ryan on his walk towards his goal.




— NUGGET AND A NOODLE: Washington, Oklahoma and Virginia currently reviewing initiatives to legalize or decriminalize psychedelics; do psychedelics aid bedroom intimacy in the long term? (0:38)

— Why did Ryan choose to focus his work on psilocybin? (2:53)

— What lessons can we take from the legal evolution of Cannabis? (4:27)

— What is the essence of the proposition pursued by DecriminalizeCA? (8:44)

— Ryan's journey with psychedelics (11:36)

— Ray and Ryan share their mystical experiences (17:07)

— How Ryan imagines a world 10 years into widespread intentional psychedelic usage (20:46)

SOUL SEARCH: If you could live the life of any historical figure... (26:49)

Ryan Munevar

Ryan Munevar has been a cannabis and psychedelic advocate since 2010, having founded Monterey County NORML and co-founded, one of the most fruitful permitting companies in the state of California, with over 1 million square feet of permitted cannabis greenhouse grows. He later sold his 50% stake in CannabisPermits to fund the proper decriminalization and legalization of magic mushrooms in California.

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