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      Is psilocybin legal in:

      New Jersey

      Status : illegal

      Legal Status: Illegal

      Illegal under state law

      Reclassification of psilocybin penalties - Individuals caught with small amounts of psilocybin are now subject to a maximum $1,000 fine, up to six months in jail or both. Previously the offense was a third-degree crime and carried a penalty of between three to five years behind bars and fines of up to $15,000.


      Current/Upcoming Legislation

      New Jersey Senate President introduced the bill titled "Psilocybin Behavioral Health Access and Services Act" on June 23, 2023. Read full bill text here

      The bill has been referred to the Senate Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens Committee.


      Recent News

      New Jersey Senate President Files Psilocybin Legalization Bill That Includes Home Grow Option, Unlike Current Marijuana Law

      Publish Date: June 24, 2022
      Overview: The leader of the New Jersey Senate filed a bill on Thursday that would legalize the possession, home cultivation and gifting of psilocybin mushrooms for adults 21 and older—with provisions that give adults even more freedoms for the psychedelic than are afforded under the state’s current marijuana laws.

      New Jersey Governor Signs Psilocybin Bill To Immediately Reduce Penalties For Possession

      Publish Date: February 5, 2021
      Overview:
      New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy (D) signed a psilocybin reform bill into law on Thursday, immediately reclassifying possession of up to an ounce of psychedelic-containing mushrooms as a disorderly persons offense.


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