Are Mushrooms Legal In Canada

Are Mushrooms Legal in Canada?

Health minister Patty Hajdu has explored the idea of using mushrooms (psilocybin) for medicinal purposes. This is a game changer for the possibility of legal mushrooms in Canada in 2021

This question is becoming more and more relevant everyday. With the legalization of weed in 2018 and following that cannabis edibles – it is only natural that cannabis consumers are now questioning whether or not mushrooms will be legalized in Canada. Now, not all cannabis consumers are mushroom connoisseurs but with the expanding information on mushrooms people are becoming more interested. So the real question is – is Canada ready to legalize mushrooms?

Canada and Medicinal Mushrooms: Psilocybin and psilocin

In recent news the health minister Patty Hajdu has explored the idea of using mushrooms or scientifically known as psilocybin for medicinal purposes. On August 4th, the federal government granted permission for four end of life patients to use psychedelic drugs. This comes from a long fight to help patients with end of life distress through the use of psilocybin.

This win has been considered a game changer. It changes the way people are looking at mushrooms – it is no longer just about the trip but about the medicinal benefits as well. The introduction of mushrooms or psilocybin as a medicinal option opens up the doors for so many new treatments. 

Right now the access is limited to patients seeking end of life treatment – but there is work to expand this. The hope is that psilocybin will be looked at as a medicinal option for many others who could benefit from the wide variety of positive consequences. 

legally grown mushrooms in Canada
Recently the first harvest of legally grown Psilocybe mushrooms grown in Canada came from a publicly traded company.

But why stop there, We already know that Mushrooms have lots of medical benefits 

When discussing the legalization of those once taboo drugs it is important to understand that this will always be positioned with medicinal benefits first. By identifying the benefits for those in very vulnerable situations – it is clear that mushrooms could benefit many. Just like its distant cousin (seriously there is no relation) cannabis – mushrooms have always been identified as a dangerous psychedelic, but as science evolves and open minds continue to dominate, there is a good chance that we could see mushrooms at our local dispensaries. 

Why Mushrooms or Psilocybin Should be Legal in Canada in 2021

The legalization of mushrooms could lead to a new way of life, or what some are calling the next big thing. But it is important to note that legalization is not about ‘the next big thing’ – but about the benefits for all! 

Medicinal Magic Mushrooms known scientifically as Psilocybin has been legally used recently for end of life treatments in Canada.

The Benefits of Mushrooms & Psilocybin and psilocin

To understand the desire to legalize – you need to understand the true benefits of mushrooms like how they are used for treating depression. What do they provide that makes legalization possible? Well we are here to break it down!

It is important to understand that there is more than one way to consume mushrooms, and the amount of mushrooms you consume will determine what the results will be. The most common, and somewhat new form of mushrooms is microdosing. Schedule 35 microdose pills offer what everyone needs – a pill that helps you to get through your day all while feeling very good and very functional!

Another option for your microdosing pleasure is something a little more aggressive – Visionary Bulbs – with a dose of 360mg per pill, there are Psilocybe Cubensis for a more experienced user, and just as they should be, they are 100% organic.

And lastly are the usual consumables — whether you want the traditional Golden Teacher mushrooms or Alice mushroom edibles, in both chocolate or gummy form, will offer you a trip down the rabbit hole. 

No matter what you choose – mushrooms will provide you with an opportunity to experience life on a different level. 

Final Thoughts On Legalizing Mushrooms In Canada in 2021

With the legalization of cannabis in 2018 it became very clear that there was a desire by the government and society to expand the understanding of drugs. As scientists continue to study and discover the benefits of these once thought of ‘awful’ drugs, we think you will continue to see things in a new way – whether that be with the help of mushrooms or not! 

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