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Decriminalizing Psilocybin in California
September 16, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Curious about the movement to decriminalize magic mushrooms statewide? This event will give you the latest updates, place the campaign in the context of a wider history, and explain why decriminalization is important to people interested in integration.
Doors Open: 6:30pm
Event Begins: 7:00pm – 9:00pm
Thymele Arts – 5481 Santa Monica Blvd, Second Floor, Los Angeles, CA 90029.
The parking structure entrance ($5 after 5pm) is around the corner on Western. Additional parking is available in the strip mall diagonally from us on Santa Monica and Western ($2 per hour). Comptetitive street parking also available.
Ryan Munevar, head of the Decriminalize California campaign working to change the legal status of psilocybin mushrooms in the state of California, will be speaking on the status of the decriminalization movement, the meaning and language of the campaign initiative, and looking back with a historical perspective on what lessons can be learned from the mistakes in the cannabis legalization process. Includes special introduction segment by PsychedeLiA on how decriminalization is a prerequisite for full psychedelic integration, plus volunteer training at the end for anyone who might be interested in getting involved in the campaign.
Ryan Munevar learned how grow psychedelic mushrooms 2010 while filming a documentary on Repeal Today, a statewide Initiative that tried to Legalize Cannabis in Michigan. In 2013, he returned to California and co-founded Monterey County NORML(National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws) to begin turning on the county and local cities with open source draft initiatives. Later, in 2015, he co-founded CannabisPermits.com began winning local permits across the state.
Ryan was given a percentage of Sugar Leaf Trading Company, as a reward for winning their permit in the city of Seaside, which opened for less than $400,000 on Father’s Day of 2018. After scoring a perfect 100% on compliance from the BCC, Sugar Leaf Trading Company sold to MedMen in 2019 for over $3,000,000. Ryan immediately took his shares and put them all towards setting up Decriminalize California to make sure that psychedelic mushroom lovers wouldn’t need to go through the same nightmare the cannabis industry is going through right now with permitting, hyper overregulation, and sin taxing at every step of the way.
Someday after the campaign is won Ryan will turn his cell phone off and sleep for a month.
Pricing is $15–25, with student tickets available at $15 (with valid ID), early bird also at $15, general admission web price at $20, and door price at $25. When you buy a ticket, 100% of our earnings go to our Integration Fund, which is allocated to the process of putting on these events, becoming an official non-profit, and providing psychedelic therapy to those in need! 🙂
PsychedeLiA: Psychedelic Integration, Los Angeles is a collective of professionals and peers interested in the potential psychological and spiritual healing properties of psychedelics. PsychedeLiA events are intended for the purpose of educating about mindful & safe integration of entheogenic experiences, offering emotional support, and creating meaningful connections between community members.