Popular Hemp

New Poll Shows Widespread Support for Psilocybin Research & Rescheduling in UK

New Poll Shows Widespread Support for Psilocybin Research & Rescheduling in UK | Cannabis Law Report

Psilocybin Alpha reports

A poll conducted by Drug Science and Psilonautica, in collaboration with YouGov, has found that a majority of Brits support further research into psilocybin.

Among other questions, the poll asked:

To what extent would you support or oppose the government relaxing restrictions on research into the medical use of magic mushroom-based treatments (psilocybin- assisted therapies) for mental health conditions if this didn’t affect how it was classified in criminal law (e.g. as a class A drug)?

The infographic below depicts support across geographies and political leanings, with only 13% of respondents in opposition.

In an Op-ed for Psilocybin Alpha, British MP Crispin Blunt, who launched the Conservative Drug Policy Reform Group, discusses this apparent mismatch between the public’s perception of psilocybin-assisted psychotherapy and the Home Office’s policies.

Nevertheless, 58% support law changes to permit terminally ill patients to access it with therapy—a demographic for which it is already clinically evidenced to offer otherwise-unattainable solace and peace-of-mind. Tellingly, this rose to 68% with education on clinical research and similar policy advances elsewhere in the world, and opposition shrank to just 9% – the remaining proportion just not having enough information to make a decision.

The results of Psilonautica’s population sampling with DrugScience say more about the compassion and discernment of the British public than they do about psilocybin.

Read the full piece here.

Cannabis Law Report Has Been Publishing Legal, Professional & Regulated
Cannabis News Daily Since 2016 – All For Free

We want to carry on providing the important cannabis sector
news for free for all our readers.

Costs are rising to produce Cannabis Law Report and we’d like to ask you,
our readers, for a small donation.

{“id”:null,”mode”:”form”,”open_style”:”in_place”,”currency_code”:”USD”,”currency_symbol”:”$”,”currency_type”:”decimal”,”blank_flag_url”:”https:\/\/cannabislaw.report\/wp-content\/plugins\/tip-jar-wp\/\/assets\/images\/flags\/blank.gif”,”flag_sprite_url”:”https:\/\/cannabislaw.report\/wp-content\/plugins\/tip-jar-wp\/\/assets\/images\/flags\/flags.png”,”default_amount”:200,”top_media_type”:”none”,”featured_image_url”:false,”featured_embed”:””,”header_media”:null,”file_download_attachment_data”:null,”recurring_options_enabled”:true,”recurring_options”:{“never”:{“selected”:true,”after_output”:”One time only”},”weekly”:{“selected”:false,”after_output”:”Every week”},”monthly”:{“selected”:false,”after_output”:”Every month”},”yearly”:{“selected”:false,”after_output”:”Every year”}},”strings”:{“current_user_email”:””,”current_user_name”:””,”link_text”:”Leave a tip”,”complete_payment_button_error_text”:”Check info and try again”,”payment_verb”:”Pay”,”payment_request_label”:”Cannabis Law Report”,”form_has_an_error”:”Please check and fix the errors above”,”general_server_error”:”Something isn’t working right at the moment. Please try again.”,”form_title”:”Please Donate Now”,”form_subtitle”:””,”currency_search_text”:”Country or Currency here”,”other_payment_option”:”Other payment option”,”manage_payments_button_text”:”Manage your payments”,”thank_you_message”:”Thank you for being an awesome Cannabis Law Report supporter!”,”payment_confirmation_title”:”Cannabis Law Report”,”receipt_title”:”Your Receipt”,”print_receipt”:”Print Receipt”,”email_receipt”:”Email Receipt”,”email_receipt_sending”:”Sending receipt…”,”email_receipt_success”:”Email receipt successfully sent”,”email_receipt_failed”:”Email receipt failed to send. Please try again.”,”receipt_payee”:”Paid to”,”receipt_statement_descriptor”:”This will show up on your statement as”,”receipt_date”:”Date”,”receipt_transaction_id”:”Transaction ID”,”receipt_transaction_amount”:”Amount”,”refund_payer”:”Refund from”,”login”:”Log in to manage your payments”,”manage_payments”:”Manage Payments”,”transactions_title”:”Your Transactions”,”transaction_title”:”Transaction Receipt”,”transaction_period”:”Plan Period”,”arrangements_title”:”Your Plans”,”arrangement_title”:”Manage Plan”,”arrangement_details”:”Plan Details”,”arrangement_id_title”:”Plan ID”,”arrangement_payment_method_title”:”Payment Method”,”arrangement_amount_title”:”Plan Amount”,”arrangement_renewal_title”:”Next renewal date”,”arrangement_action_cancel”:”Cancel Plan”,”arrangement_action_cant_cancel”:”Cancelling is currently not available.”,”arrangement_action_cancel_double”:”Are you sure you’d like to cancel?”,”arrangement_cancelling”:”Cancelling Plan…”,”arrangement_cancelled”:”Plan Cancelled”,”arrangement_failed_to_cancel”:”Failed to cancel plan”,”back_to_plans”:”\u2190 Back to Plans”,”update_payment_method_verb”:”Update”,”sca_auth_description”:”Your have a pending renewal payment which requires authorization.”,”sca_auth_verb”:”Authorize renewal payment”,”sca_authing_verb”:”Authorizing payment”,”sca_authed_verb”:”Payment successfully authorized!”,”sca_auth_failed”:”Unable to authorize! Please try again.”,”login_button_text”:”Log in”,”login_form_has_an_error”:”Please check and fix the errors above”,”uppercase_search”:”Search”,”lowercase_search”:”search”,”uppercase_page”:”Page”,”lowercase_page”:”page”,”uppercase_items”:”Items”,”lowercase_items”:”items”,”uppercase_per”:”Per”,”lowercase_per”:”per”,”uppercase_of”:”Of”,”lowercase_of”:”of”,”back”:”Back to plans”,”zip_code_placeholder”:”Zip\/Postal Code”,”download_file_button_text”:”Download File”,”input_field_instructions”:{“tip_amount”:{“placeholder_text”:”How much would you like to tip – $2 would be great, $5 even better and if you would like to donate $US20 or more we will add you to our donation wall of fame”,”initial”:{“instruction_type”:”normal”,”instruction_message”:”How much would you like to tip – $2 would be great, $5 even better and if you would like to donate $US20 or more we will add you to our donation wall of fame”},”empty”:{“instruction_type”:”error”,”instruction_message”:”How much would you like to tip – $2 would be great, $5 even better and if you would like to donate $US20 or more we will add you to our donation wall of fame”},”invalid_curency”:{“instruction_type”:”error”,”instruction_message”:”How much would you like to tip – $2 would be great, $5 even better and if you would like to donate $US20 or more we will add you to our donation wall of fame”}},”recurring”:{“placeholder_text”:”Recurring”,”initial”:{“instruction_type”:”normal”,”instruction_message”:”How often would you like to give this?”},”success”:{“instruction_type”:”success”,”instruction_message”:”How often would you like to give this?”},”empty”:{“instruction_type”:”error”,”instruction_message”:”How often would you like to give this?”}},”name”:{“placeholder_text”:”Name on Credit Card”,”initial”:{“instruction_type”:”normal”,”instruction_message”:”Enter the name on your card.”},”success”:{“instruction_type”:”success”,”instruction_message”:”Enter the name on your card.”},”empty”:{“instruction_type”:”error”,”instruction_message”:”Please enter the name on your card.”}},”privacy_policy”:{“terms_title”:”Terms and conditions”,”terms_body”:null,”terms_show_text”:”View Terms”,”terms_hide_text”:”Hide Terms”,”initial”:{“instruction_type”:”normal”,”instruction_message”:”I agree to the terms.”},”unchecked”:{“instruction_type”:”error”,”instruction_message”:”Please agree to the terms.”},”checked”:{“instruction_type”:”success”,”instruction_message”:”I agree to the terms.”}},”email”:{“placeholder_text”:”Your email address”,”initial”:{“instruction_type”:”normal”,”instruction_message”:”Enter your email address”},”success”:{“instruction_type”:”success”,”instruction_message”:”Enter your email address”},”blank”:{“instruction_type”:”error”,”instruction_message”:”Enter your email address”},”not_an_email_address”:{“instruction_type”:”error”,”instruction_message”:”Make sure you have entered a valid email address”}},”note_with_tip”:{“placeholder_text”:”Your note here…”,”initial”:{“instruction_type”:”normal”,”instruction_message”:”Attach a note to your tip (optional)”},”empty”:{“instruction_type”:”normal”,”instruction_message”:”Attach a note to your tip (optional)”},”not_empty_initial”:{“instruction_type”:”normal”,”instruction_message”:”Attach a note to your tip (optional)”},”saving”:{“instruction_type”:”normal”,”instruction_message”:”Saving note…”},”success”:{“instruction_type”:”success”,”instruction_message”:”Note successfully saved!”},”error”:{“instruction_type”:”error”,”instruction_message”:”Unable to save note note at this time. Please try again.”}},”email_for_login_code”:{“placeholder_text”:”Your email address”,”initial”:{“instruction_type”:”normal”,”instruction_message”:”Enter your email to log in.”},”success”:{“instruction_type”:”success”,”instruction_message”:”Enter your email to log in.”},”blank”:{“instruction_type”:”error”,”instruction_message”:”Enter your email to log in.”},”empty”:{“instruction_type”:”error”,”instruction_message”:”Enter your email to log in.”}},”login_code”:{“initial”:{“instruction_type”:”normal”,”instruction_message”:”Check your email and enter the login code.”},”success”:{“instruction_type”:”success”,”instruction_message”:”Check your email and enter the login code.”},”blank”:{“instruction_type”:”error”,”instruction_message”:”Check your email and enter the login code.”},”empty”:{“instruction_type”:”error”,”instruction_message”:”Check your email and enter the login code.”}},”stripe_all_in_one”:{“initial”:{“instruction_type”:”normal”,”instruction_message”:”Enter your credit card details here.”},”empty”:{“instruction_type”:”error”,”instruction_message”:”Enter your credit card details here.”},”success”:{“instruction_type”:”normal”,”instruction_message”:”Enter your credit card details here.”},”invalid_number”:{“instruction_type”:”error”,”instruction_message”:”The card number is not a valid credit card number.”},”invalid_expiry_month”:{“instruction_type”:”error”,”instruction_message”:”The card’s expiration month is invalid.”},”invalid_expiry_year”:{“instruction_type”:”error”,”instruction_message”:”The card’s expiration year is invalid.”},”invalid_cvc”:{“instruction_type”:”error”,”instruction_message”:”The card’s security code is invalid.”},”incorrect_number”:{“instruction_type”:”error”,”instruction_message”:”The card number is incorrect.”},”incomplete_number”:{“instruction_type”:”error”,”instruction_message”:”The card number is incomplete.”},”incomplete_cvc”:{“instruction_type”:”error”,”instruction_message”:”The card’s security code is incomplete.”},”incomplete_expiry”:{“instruction_type”:”error”,”instruction_message”:”The card’s expiration date is incomplete.”},”incomplete_zip”:{“instruction_type”:”error”,”instruction_message”:”The card’s zip code is incomplete.”},”expired_card”:{“instruction_type”:”error”,”instruction_message”:”The card has expired.”},”incorrect_cvc”:{“instruction_type”:”error”,”instruction_message”:”The card’s security code is incorrect.”},”incorrect_zip”:{“instruction_type”:”error”,”instruction_message”:”The card’s zip code failed validation.”},”invalid_expiry_year_past”:{“instruction_type”:”error”,”instruction_message”:”The card’s expiration year is in the past”},”card_declined”:{“instruction_type”:”error”,”instruction_message”:”The card was declined.”},”missing”:{“instruction_type”:”error”,”instruction_message”:”There is no card on a customer that is being charged.”},”processing_error”:{“instruction_type”:”error”,”instruction_message”:”An error occurred while processing the card.”},”invalid_request_error”:{“instruction_type”:”error”,”instruction_message”:”Unable to process this payment, please try again or use alternative method.”},”invalid_sofort_country”:{“instruction_type”:”error”,”instruction_message”:”The billing country is not accepted by SOFORT. Please try another country.”}}}},”fetched_oembed_html”:false}

{“date_format”:”F j, Y”,”time_format”:”g:i a”,”wordpress_permalink_only”:”https:\/\/cannabislaw.report\/new-poll-shows-widespread-support-for-psilocybin-research-rescheduling-in-uk\/”,”all_default_visual_states”:”inherit”,”modal_visual_state”:false,”user_is_logged_in”:false,”stripe_api_key”:”pk_live_51BCFyOKEX10bi16cQhi1Llb9pq7pEaQgBr3jKm31oXtTVZpWJee7sxrQCRIwZmhs73h9N1V93disaiODR3uLgP4X00ia7NG1oo”,”stripe_account_country_code”:”AU”,”setup_link”:”https:\/\/cannabislaw.report\/wp-admin\/admin.php?page=tip-jar-wp&mpwpadmin1=welcome&mpwpadmin_lightbox=do_wizard_health_check”,”close_button_url”:”https:\/\/cannabislaw.report\/wp-content\/plugins\/tip-jar-wp\/\/assets\/images\/closebtn.png”}

%d bloggers like this:

0 thoughts on “New Poll Shows Widespread Support for Psilocybin Research & Rescheduling in UK”

Write a Reply or Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.