US state of California senate approves bill to legalise psychedelic drugs

The California Senate has approved a bill to legalise the possession of several psychedelic drugs including DMT, LSD, MDMA, and psilocybin. The legislation was passed with 21 votes for and 16 against. If the bill is passed into law, criminal penalties for possession among people aged 21 years and over will be removed; however, sales of psychedelic drugs will remain illegal.