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Mile High Strangeness: Denver Votes to Decriminalize Psychedelic Mushrooms

The end of pot prohibition is one thing, but should psilocybin mushrooms get the same treatment?

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You know what they say:  Marijuana is a gateway drug.

While the underlying evidence of that assertion is certainly debatable, at least in health and wellness terms, it does seem as though the legalization of marijuana for recreational use has provided a gateway for the city of Denver, Colorado.

Legal, recreational marijuana use has been a staple of Colorado for years now, as The Centennial State continues to reap the financial rewards of their ganja gamble.  Now, the city of Denver is taking things a step further, after a vote regarding the use of psilocybin mushrooms.

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Denver voters narrowly approved a grassroots ballot initiative to decriminalize psilocybin mushrooms, commonly referred to as psychedelic mushrooms.

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What appeared to be a failed effort on the evening of Tuesday’s referendum made an unexpected comeback the following afternoon, when Denver election officials released the final count. It showed a slim majority of 50.56% voted in favor of Ordinance 301.

The action doesn’t legalize psilocybin mushrooms, but it effectively bars the city from prosecuting or arresting adults 21 or older who possess them. In the ballot language, adults can even grow the fungus for personal use and be considered a low priority for Denver police. The changes could take effect as soon as next year.

This is just the latest in a long line of easements in the failed “war on drugs” in the United States, with well over half of the nation having at least decriminalized the use of marijuana.

The end of pot prohibition has created major economic stimuli for locales embracing legalization, and has also helped to take a small bite out of the Mexican drug cartels’ purses.

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Big Court Win Involving Ballot Evidence Could Potentially Swing Nevada to Trump (Details)

YUGE!

John Salvatore

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The Trump team (and America, in general) scored a big win on Wednesday. Ultimately, Nevada could potentially swing back toward President Trump if all goes according to plan. Now, the lawyers just have to provide the evidence. Here’s the deal, via Washington Examiner: In its first court victory, a Nevada judge has agreed to let the Trump campaign present its evidence that fraud and illegalities plagued the state’s election, enough to reverse Joe Biden’s win and set an example for other state challenges. According to Trump officials, the judge set a Dec. 3 hearing date and is allowing 15 depositions. What’s more, the campaign plans to present its evidence that could result in the rejection of tens of thousands of mail-in ballots in Democratic Clark County where Biden ballots outnumbered Trump ballots by 91,000 in unofficial results. LOOK: https://twitter.com/MarkMeadows/status/1331427949342568448?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1331427949342568448%7Ctwgr%5E%7Ctwcon%5Es1_&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.washingtonexaminer.com%2Fwashington-secrets%2Fhuge-court-win-lets-trump-present-ballot-evidence-could-overturn-nevada-result WATCH: https://twitter.com/mschlapp/status/1331435086936494081?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1331435086936494081%7Ctwgr%5E%7Ctwcon%5Es1_&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.washingtonexaminer.com%2Fwashington-secrets%2Fhuge-court-win-lets-trump-present-ballot-evidence-could-overturn-nevada-result Stay tuned for more on Nevada in the near future!

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Democrat Denver Mayor Leaving Town for Thanksgiving, But Told Residents to Stay Put

They keep getting caught!

John Salvatore

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Pelosi. Newsom. Phil Murphy. All have been caught doing things during the pandemic that they’ve cautioned the public against doing. That would be called hypocrisy – do as I say, not as I do. Now, another far-left radical has been busted in the act. It’s as if these libs think they won’t get caught. From The Daily Wire: Denver Mayor Michael Hancock (D) apologized and asked for the public’s forgiveness on Wednesday evening after it was revealed that he was traveling for the Thanksgiving holiday despite his own Twitter account cautioning against travel “if you can” earlier in the day. LOOK: https://twitter.com/MayorHancock/status/1331624516267589634?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1331624516267589634%7Ctwgr%5E%7Ctwcon%5Es1_&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.dailywire.com%2Fnews%2Fdenver-mayor-who-discouraged-thanksgiving-travel-acknowledges-flying-asks-forgiveness-decision-borne-of-my-heart In a statement Wednesday evening, Hancock acknowledged urging “everyone to stay home and avoid unnecessary travel,” but also acknowledged that he himself was, in fact, traveling for the holidays to visit his wife and daughter in Mississippi. LOOK: https://twitter.com/MayorHancock/status/1331738311317094401 https://twitter.com/MayorHancock/status/1331738312080465922 https://twitter.com/MayorHancock/status/1331738312889966592 https://twitter.com/MayorHancock/status/1331738313699454976 https://twitter.com/MayorHancock/status/1331738314542485504

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