Oregon’s Psilocybin for Therapeutic Use Legalization Update with Charlotte Blocker, Political Outreach Director of Measure 109
By Lisa Snyder|Published On: August 6th, 2021|2.5 min read|
In this video, recorded live at The Psychedelics & Plant Medicine Tokeativity Social on March 13, 2021, Charlotte Blocker, Political Outreach Director of Measure 109, shares how the 2 year process will work.
0:41 Charlotte Blocker talks about goals of Measure 109 in Oregon
2:41 History and landscape of the psilocybin for therapeutic use bill
3:45 Remembering Sheri Eckert and her work on this campaign
4:43 The path to victory – a grassroots campaign
8:54 What are the details of Oregon’s Psilocybin for Therapeutic Use Program?
12:16 What will Oregon’s Psilocybin for Therapeutic Use Program look like?
13:49 What is Oregon’s Psilocybin for Therapeutic Use Program Timeline?
17:00 Is Psilocybin for personal use legal in Oregon?
18:34 Access, Equity & Inclusion in Oregon’s Psilocybin Program
19:29 How to get involved in Oregon’s Psilocybin for Therapeutic Use Program
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ABOUT MEASURE 109
What the measure does:
Establishes a regulatory framework within the Oregon Health Authority, which will design and administer the program
Establishes the Oregon Psilocybin Advisory Board, appointed by the governor
Requires a training and licensure system for therapy facilitators, psilocybin manufacturers and testing laboratories, and requires a tracking system for psilocybin products
Imposes a two-year development period before initial licenses can be granted
What the measure doesn’t allow:
Off-site consumption or possession
Branding or advertising of psilocybin products
Unregulated or untracked psilocybin production, inventory or delivery
Access to minors
ABOUT THE HEALING ADVOCACY FUND
Healing Advocacy Fund is working with experts, researchers and advocates to design Oregon’s psilocybin therapy program. Over the next two years, the Oregon Psilocybin Advisory Board and the Oregon Health Authority will establish regulations on applications and licensing, psilocybin manufacturing and tracking, operations and therapy facilitation. Learn more at healingadvocacyfund.org.
Lisa Snyder is the Co-Founder & Chief Innovation Officer of Tokeativity, The Global Feminist Community for Active Cannabis Culture.
She is a feminist and plant medicine advocate with over 25 years of digital strategy experience and has passionately supported the self-healing revolution through consumption and plant medicine advocacy.
She has been recognized for her work in Forbes, Rolling Stone, Condé Nast Traveler, Yahoo! Finance, The Guardian, MJ Lifestyle, Travel Portland, Dope Magazine, Civilized, Magnetic Magazine, Willamette Week, and Time Out New York among others.
After losing both parents to cancer in her 20’s, she passionately partnered her community building, feminist event planning, and web skills with fellow event planner, cannabis entrepreneur and community builder, Samantha Montanaro, to create Tokeativity in 2016.