Over One Third of US Voters Know Psychedelics Have Valid Medical Use, Poll Says

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Although there is still a powerful stigma against psychedelics, a growing number of young liberal voters are becoming aware of the healing power of entheogens.

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Just over a third of American voters recognize the fact that psilocybin mushrooms and other psychedelics have valid medical use, according to a new poll conducted by The Hill and HarrisX.

Between May 21st and 23rd, pollsters asked 1,899 registered voters whether they thought that “psychedelic substances such as 'magic mushrooms' have medical uses or not.” A strong majority of respondents (65 percent) said no to the question, but over a third (35 percent) did say yes. The survey also asked respondents to report their...

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