“Will history repeat itself? Will psychedelic drugs like psilocybin eventually be legalized? Probably. And it’s a shame we’re going to waste countless police and court resources to get there when policy-makers and politicians could instead be proactive.”
The Globe and Mail’s André Picard writes on how police raids on psychedelic dispensaries in Canada evoke memories of past battles over medical cannabis. He argues for proactive regulation, citing the inefficacy of prohibition, potential benefits, and a need to protect patients in an emerging industry.