In 1970, President Nixon signed the Control Substances Act. This act placed substances like LSD and psilocybin in the “Schedule One” category, reserved for drugs considered highly dangerous and addictive without any recognized medical use.
Back in 2020, Oregon put the legalization of psilocybin – the chemical that puts the “magic” in “magic mushrooms” – on the ballot, and by 55.7% of the vote, became the first state to legalize psychedelic mushrooms.
PFAS, the “forever chemical,” is a growing concern for environmentalists and the waste industry. New potential regulations on PFAS as hazardous waste could lead to CERCLA (Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation