Bill to legalize ‘magic mushrooms’ in N.J. rolled out by Senate President
Psychedelic mushrooms

EDITOR’S NOTE:NJ Cannabis Insider is hosting an in-person business networking event July 14 at The Asbury in Asbury Park. Tickets are limited. A year and a half ago, Gov. Phil Murphy signed a bill authored by Sen. Nicholas Scutari that reduced the penalties for possession of psilocybin, the active ingredient in so-called magic mushrooms. Now Scutari, who has since become Senate President, wants to legalize the psychedelic drug for adults to treat depression, anxiety and other disorders. As the Legislature was wrapping up details of a new $50.6 billion budget last week, he introduced a new bill...