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Four Harris Sliwoski Attorneys Named as Global Top 200 Psychedelic Lawyers

We are pleased to announce that four (!) Harris Sliwoski attorneys have all been recognized as Global Top 200 Psychedelic Lawyers and Policy & Regulatory Experts for 2023 by the Cannabis Law Report. The Cannabis Law Report compiles a directory of lawyers that it considers to be the best legal minds, whether they come from

January 12 – Legal and Regulatory Landscape for Psychedelics

Register Here Harris Sliwoski attorneys, Paul Coble, Griffen Thorne, and Vincent Sliwoski, will be presenting on the “Legal and Regulatory Landscape for Psychedelics” in the following CLE webinar on January 12th, 2023, hosted by The Seminar Group. “This program will provide an overview of emerging drug therapies, including psilocybin, ketamine infusion clinics, MDMA and other

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Washington Psilocybin Update

In March of this year, the Washington State Legislature passed Senate Bill 5693. Section 211, subpart 99 of this bill directs the Washington State Health Care Authority (HCA) to create a psilocybin work group to assess the feasibility of bills like Senate Bill 5660 (see our initial take on that one here). In particular, the

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Oregon Psilocybin Culture and Anthropology: Research Subcommittee Meeting Notes

Since January 1, 2021, the Oregon Health Authority (OHA) has engaged in a two-year development phase, creating regulations based on Ballot Measure 109. There are five subcommittees covering different aspects of the emerging psilocybin industry including research, health equity, manufacturing, training, and licensing. In this post, we will cover the most recent Research Subcommittee meeting

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Oregon Psilocybin Advisory Board: June 22, 2022 Meeting

The Oregon Psilocybin Advisory Board (OPAB) was established by Measure 109 and is responsible for making recommendations to the Oregon Health Authority (OHA) for psilocybin services in Oregon. OPAB has met monthly since March of 2021, and the last monthly meeting was set for June 22, 2022. After that, OPAB will meet every two months. In a

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Legal Memorandum on Entheogenic Framework

On May 26, 2022, the Oregon Health Authority (OHA) announced it received a legal memorandum from the Oregon Department of Justice (ODOJ). The legal memorandum (memo) addresses the Oregon Psilocybin Services Program and discussed the Entheogenic Framework. The Entheogenic Framework is a document created by Jon Dennis, an attorney in Oregon. It is a set

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Oregon Psilocybin Advisory Board Update: May 25, 2022 Meeting

The Oregon Psilocybin Advisory Board (OPAB) was established by Measure 109 and is responsible for making recommendations to the Oregon Health Authority (OHA) for psilocybin services in Oregon. OPAB has met monthly since March of 2021, and the last monthly meeting is set for June 22, 2022. After that, OPAB will meet every two months.

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Music and Psilocybin Service Centers

Oregon psilocybin service centers will be open for business after the Oregon Health Authority (OHA) finalizes regulations and issues licenses early next year. Psilocybin services will be heavily regulated, and business owners are encouraged to pay close attention to OHA rules. But unexpected issues may arise that are unrelated to OHA. For instance, the legal