On August 25, 2021, California Senate Bill 519 (SB519) was paused in the CA State Assembly Appropriations Committee. Being the first and most expansive psychedelic decriminalization bill to go through a state legislature, SB519 was a controversial bill. At 12pm Pacific on Wednesday, September 8, Chacruna Institute is hosting What’s Happening with the CA Decriminalization Bill? Community Learning from the Advocacy Front Lines, a moderated community forum about the ins and outs of the bill, from its origin, to the negotiations and compromises, to its current status and next steps. This forum is supported by over 25 advocacy and educational organizations in the psychedelic space… continue reading here.