Deprioritized in Detroit, Ann Arbor, and Washtenaw County only. Illegal elsewhere in the state.
Michigan Decriminalization of Psilocybin Mushrooms and Other Plants and Fungi InitiativeOverview: If accepted, would decriminalize possession of Schedule 1 and 2 substances, and make psilocybin, psilocin, and other psychedelics legal for anyone over 18 years old to cultivate, possess, use, or gift.
Detroit City Council Proposal E: Entheogenic PlantsOverview: City ordinance decriminalizing “the personal possession and therapeutic use of Entheogenic Plants by adults and make the personal possession and therapeutic use of Entheogenic Plants by adults the city’s lowest law-enforcement priority.”
Ann Arbor City Council Resolution 20-1389: Resolution Decriminalizing Entheogenic PlantsOverview: Resolves that “the investigation and arrest of persons for planting, cultivating, purchasing, transporting, distributing, engaging in practices with, or possessing Entheogenic Plants or plant compounds which are on the Federal Schedule 1 list shall be the lowest law enforcement priority,” that “city funds or resources shall not be used in any investigation, detention, arrest, or prosecution arising out of alleged violations of state and federal law regarding the use of Entheogenic Plants,” and that the District Attorney should “cease prosecution of persons involved in the use of Entheogenic Plants or plant-based compounds.”
Status: Approved/Passed September 21, 2020
Grand Rapids stopping short of decriminalizing psychedelic mushrooms, plants
Publish Date: September 28, 2021
Overview: Grand Rapids City Commission gave initial approval to a resolution supporting the ongoing low prioritization of local law enforcement efforts against those using or possessing psychoactive plants and fungi but does not outline support or law enforcement deprioritization for those who plant, cultivate, purchase, transport or distribute entheogens.
Michigan Lawmaker Introduces Psychedelics Decriminalization Bill
Publish Date: September 13, 2021
Overview: Discusses Michigan State Senate Bill 0631 (2021) to decriminalize psychedelics.
Washtenaw County Prosecutor’s Office, Policy 2021-06: Policy Regarding Entheogenic PlantsPublish Date: January 12, 2021
Overview: “The Washtenaw County Prosecuting Attorney agrees with and supports the City Council resolution. Accordingly, it is the policy of the Prosecutor’s Office not to prosecute entheogenic plant use, growth, and possession across Washtenaw County.”
Decriminalize Nature Michigan - We are members of the community working to decriminalize entheogenic plants, restore our root connection to nature, and improve human health and well-being.
Michigan Psychedelic Society - Michigan Board of State Canvassers has approved ballot language for Michigan Initiative for Community Healing (MICH). MICH is a partnership with Decriminalize Nature, Decriminalize Nature Michigan, Students for Sensible Drug Policy, and people for Healthy Choices. They are hitting the streets, festivals and other events to gather signatures.
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