These Stores Are Openly Selling Magic Mushrooms
Wait… aren’t magic mushrooms illegal? In Canada, under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act, (CSDA), the answer is yes. However, some individuals have recognized a demand for the potential therapeutic benefits of psilocybin-containing mushrooms and have elected to set up locations where people seeking relief from anxiety, depression, problematic substance use, anorexia and other ailments can purchase psilocybin containing mushrooms in micro or macro doses. In this video, we explore some of the dispensaries located in Vancouver, BC Canada and ask questions about how they are able to operate, what the mushrooms do to us, who is buying these mushrooms, and what the future holds for psilocybin.
0:00 – Introduction: Cannabis to Psilocybin Mushrooms
1:43 – Leading the Charge: Dana Larsen
3:00 – How is this Legal?
5:22 – Inside the Mushroom Dispensaries
7:16 – Why Use Magic Mushrooms?
8:57 – Concerns About Legalization
10:03 – Safe Supply and Harm Reduction
10:52 – Effects of Different Mushroom Strains
12:42 – What Is the Future of Psilocybin?
15:29 – Four Steps to Legal Shrooms