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PVEM promotes laws on the use of therapeutic mushrooms and peyote – 24 Hours

Identifying and organizing entheogens, such as mushrooms, peyote and ayahuasca, for medicinal purposes, in addition to generating profits of millions, can make Mexico the leader of the “revolution in natural medicine.”

From mushrooms, peyote and ayahuasca, substances such as psilocybin, mescaline and DMT can be used to treat mental health conditions.

The senator of the Green party, Alejandra Lagunes, started a lobby initiative that allows the control of these substances, which are now punished for hard drugs and for cocaine or heroin; while it is already controlled in the countries of Israel, Britain, Australia, and Canada and is approved in the United States.

“This means that Mexico has to accelerate the pace, if it does not want to remain, and clearly, if we do not want the pharmaceutical companies to colonize us with something that is Mexican, it is natural that Mexico should lead this. About revolutions in natural medicine.

He thought to learn about the regulation of cannabis so as not to mislead others and in this project of psilocybin and psilocybin mushrooms, how to be transparent, who sells, harvests, produces, gives therapies, how doctors are certified or not. therapists

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In addition, the legislator said that the information of the matter is a great lack, but a great opportunity. Hence, his project integrates ancient knowledge and the economic benefits that existed for the original peoples.

Senator Lagunes Soto states that it has been scientifically proven that psilocybin comes from psilocybin mushrooms, mescaline comes from peyote, DMT comes from ayahuasca and “toad hives”; They are not drugs, and on the contrary, “they have a high therapeutic potential, low toxicity, and do not generate physical dependence or abuse.”

In this way, the PVEM legislator acknowledged that there is still a lot of political work to be done, “meetings with the Government, with the Ministry of Health, with Cofepris, with Conacyt and all the information that must be given to senators and representatives”. that he may advance in their organization.

In addition, the legislation of entheogens, such as mushrooms, peyote and ayahuasca, for therapeutic use could generate a profit of 3.6 billion dollars.

According to the market research firm InsightAce Analytica, it is estimated that the value of the global market for psychedelic therapies was 3 thousand 610 million dollars in 2021 and it is expected that by 2028 it will accumulate 8 thousand 310 million dollars; that is, a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 13.2% over the forecast period (2022-2028).

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