(New York Post) Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez took a long, strange trip to City Island in the Bronx on Saturday, touting her plan to research — and potentially legalize — magic mushrooms and other hallucinogens.
“There are certain schedule-1 drugs that are shown to offer a normal amount of promise to veterans and people with PTSD and also people struggling with depression and opioid addiction,” she told a town hall sponsored by activist group Indivisible City Island.
The progressive darling filed legislation earlier this month to encourage studies of psilocybin, ecstasy and other drugs that some believe could treat a range of ailments, from depression to headaches. Psilocybin is also known as magic mushrooms.
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