Calgary man could get assisted death but can’t get access to medical ‘magic mushrooms’

A Federal Court has ordered Health Canada to reassess Jody Lance’s request for psilocybin, a compound found in “magic mushrooms,” to treat his severe cluster headaches. The court found the denial “unreasonable” and highlighted Lance’s right to access this potentially life-changing treatment. Despite suffering from “suicide headaches” and contemplating assisted death, Lance has found relief with psilocybin, making this ruling a crucial step for medical psilocybin advocates.

To learn more about this groundbreaking case, read the full article from Sharon Kirkey in the National Post here.

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