Medical or Recreational? States Debate Where Psychedelics Belong

A wave of new research is showing the promise of psychedelics to help with mental health conditions — like depression and post traumatic stress disorder. The federal government continues to say it’s illegal to use these substances for treatment, but states like Oregon and Colorado are attempting to roll out regulated use. We talk with Mason Marks about the latest research, regulation, and legal gray areas on psychedelics.     


Mason Marks, JD MD Project Lead on the Project on Psychedelics Law and Regulation at the Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics at Harvard Law School.

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