psychedelic experience

Oregon couple pushes to legalize use of 'magic' mushrooms

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) - An Oregon couple is pushing to legalize and regulate the therapeutic use of psilocybin - a psychoactive compound found in so-called "magic" mushrooms - as an effective treatment for people suffering from cancer-related anxiety, depression and addiction.The Register-Guard reports Tom and Sheri Eckert are working with Oregon Legislative Counsel attorneys on the language of a potential statewide ballot initiative they're hoping to put before voters in 2020.