Men accused of selling psychedelic mushrooms at Oregon store make first court appearance

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KHQA report PORTLAND, Ore. (KATU) — Two men arrested and accused of illegally selling psilocybin – conventionally known as “magic mushrooms” – in a Portland, Oregon store went before a judge on Friday. Steven Tachie and Jeramiahs Geronimo face charges of money laundering and delivery of controlled substances near a school. Investigators say they seized more than $13,000 in cash and more than 22 pounds of suspected psilocybin products. https://khqa.com/news/nation-world/men-accused-of-selling-psychedelic-mushrooms-at-portland-store-make-first-court-appearance-magic-mushrooms-psilocybin-decriminalization-legalization-drugs-oregon-therapy-mental-health-wellness#:~:text=PORTLAND%2C%20Ore.,before%20a%20judge%20on%20Friday. But the ballot measure, approved by 56% of voters, did not allow for retail sale — and legalization won’t take effect until next month. Leland Berger, attorney for Tachie, told the court that his client did not know anything about “any illegal mushroom sales.” Tachie, the store’s alleged owner, and Geronimo, the purported manager, were arrested during a raid of the Shroom House store early Thursday morning.

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PORTLAND, Ore. (KATU) — Two men arrested and accused of illegally selling psilocybin – conventionally known as “magic mushrooms” – in a Portland, Oregon store went before a judge on Friday.

Steven...

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