Recent explorations into the science of psychedelics and their therapeutic potential have fuelled a rapidly expanding discussion on their role in society. Yet while attention has been focused on their medical use, non-medical use - particularly in recreational settings - has been marginalised in the public debate.
This new guide from Transform Drug Policy Foundation will inform emerging developments at this critical moment in psychedelic policy evolution. It maps out how the classic psychedelics can be responsibly legally regulated in a post-prohibition world, making concrete proposals for a tiered regulatory framework for synthetic and plant-based psychedelics:
Drawing on Transform’s more than two decades of experience in global drug policy analysis and advocacy, this guide places principles of public health, human rights, and social justice at its centre - addressing challenging questions in the debate, including corporate capture mitigation, equity, indigenous rights, psychedelic exceptionalism, and international treaty law.