Illegal under New York Drug Possession and Sale Crimes statutesCurrently, possessing any quantity of a controlled substance is a Class A misdemeanor in the state, punishable by up to a year and prison and a $1,000 fine.
NY State Assembly bill A08569: An act to amend the public health law and the state finance law, in relation to medical use of psilocybin; and making an appropriation thereforOverview: Would create psilocybin service centers to provide innovative treatment options for ailments such as PTSD, depression, alcohol dependency, and anxiety, among others.
What you can do: Call your Assembly member and tell them to support the bill
New York Lawmaker Files Bill To Legalize Medical Psilocybin Treatments, With Focus On First Responders And Veterans
Publish Date: December 14, 2021
Overview: Bill introduced to legalize psilocybin mushrooms for medical purposes and establish facilities where the psychedelic could be grown and administered to patients.
New York May Be the Next State to Decriminalize Psilocybin ShroomsPublish Date: May 5, 2020
Overview: Bill introduced that would remove psilocybin from the state’s list of controlled substances.
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