As the dust settles on cannabis legalization in Canada, one Vancouver activist is setting his sights to what he hopes will be the next drug legalized — psilocybin mushrooms, aka “magic” mushrooms.
And you can buy them from him right now — if you’ve got the paperwork.
Longtime cannabis activist Dana Larsen has launched Medicinal Mushroom Dispensary, a website to sell and distribute what he says are medicinal doses of magic mushrooms. With a prescription from a doctor or naturopath, Canadians can sign up for a membership to buy capsules containing medicinal micro-doses of the drug.
He says he’s modelled the project off of early cannabis dispensaries he previously opened in Vancouver.
“It’s really modelled on our early dispensary that we started 10 years ago with the Vancouver Dispensary Society, and just substituting micro-doses of mushrooms instead of cannabis,” Larsen told HuffPost.
A 2017 Scientific Reports study suggests that psilocybin may “reset” the activity of key brain circuits known to impact depression.