US military to study psychedelic therapy?

GOP Congressman’s Amendment Would Direct Military To Study Psilocybin And MDMA Benefits For Service Members

Last week, an amendment calling for the Department of Defense (DOD) to study medical cannabis for military service members was approved by a House Committee.

Now, Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) is pushing for the amendment to be expanded to include psilocybin and MDMA. If approved the DOD would be required to study the therapeutic potential of the drugs as alternatives to opioids prescribed for chronic pain.

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