Yesterday I offered an amendment to allow Fed researchers to study Schedule I Drugs, incl:
- MDMA & PTSD
- Psilocybin & severe depression
- Ibogaine & opioid withdrawal
🚨 House votes TODAY.
If you’re supportive, CALL YOUR REP. Don’t assume they’ll vote for it - let them know.
During debate, the arguments against it didn’t make much sense. Some were outright false:
- legal argument (to take it off Schedule I to study it) doesn’t make sense - we scientific evidence to help do that!
- bunch of claims about marijuana - w/o study, claims are unsupported!
This bill has bipartisan support, but it also has bipartisan opposition.
Many Dem & GOP alike, are uncomfortable w/ letting federal researchers merely *study* the clinical promise of certain drugs - even in veteran PTSD.
Your call can help them see a shift in public sentiment.
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