Is legalized psilocybin in Canada coming soon? Will it follow the same legal pathway as cannabis? Can it be constitutionally sound?
A recently filed lawsuit on behalf of seven patients and one caregiver raises these questions about current psilocybin law in Canada, which could change the government-as-gatekeeper model that currently exists.
“Constitutionally viable access requires a doctor-as-gatekeeper model,” the lawsuit stated.
No trial date has been set yet, but a case management conference is expected in late October. The outcome of the lawsuit is being closely watched by psilocybin business developers around the world – especially in the U.S.