Georgia

Georgia has strong constitutional protections for religious freedom under Article I, Section I, Paragraph III. However, the state does not currently have a state-level Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA). Additionally, Georgia explicitly prohibits the possession, sale, import, or transport of not just psilocybin mushrooms, but the spores as well, classifying...

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Connecticut

Connecticut has strong constitutional protections for religious freedom and was the first state to enact its own Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA) in 1993. This state-level RFRA provides significant protections for religious practices, including the potential use of entheogens for religious purposes. However, there are no specific decriminalization efforts for...

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Colorado

Colorado has decriminalized psilocybin and other natural psychedelics statewide through Proposition 122, also known as the Natural Medicine Health Act, which was approved by voters in November 2022. This legislation decriminalizes the personal use and possession of psilocybin for individuals over 21, and establishes a framework for regulated access through...

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California

California has strong constitutional protections for religious freedom but does not have a state-level Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA). The state also has several cities that have decriminalized the use and possession of entheogens. However, psilocybin is still classified as a Schedule I controlled substance which poses legal challenges for...

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Arkansas

While Arkansas’s RFRA does not directly address the use of entheogens, it sets a legal precedent that could be used to argue for the religious use of entheogens, provided that such use is part of a sincere religious practice and does not harm others. However, the application of this law...

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Arizona

Arizona has robust protections for religious freedom under both the state constitution and its own version of the RFRA. These protections could potentially defend the […]

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Alabama

The Alabama Religious Freedom Amendment (ARFA) provides strong protections for religious freedom, which could potentially be leveraged in defense of religious entheogen use.   The […]

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Alaska

In Alaska, while the Alaska Religious Freedom Restoration Act (ARFRA) offers substantial protections for religious freedom, the state's strict enforcement of Schedule I controlled substances, including psilocybin, presents significant legal challenges for the religious use of entheogens.

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