Host Scott Cecil interviews attendees of the inaugural Empyrean: People of Color Psychedelics Conference, the first conference of its kind, which took place in Washington D.C. in September 2019. What are the ways in which marginalized communities are prevented from accessing psychedelic substances? What are the implications of the medicalization of psychedelic substances? In what ways does racial hierarchy impact the current drug policy reform ad psychedelic therapy/access movements? We explore those questions and more in rapid-fire interviews. You don't want to miss this episode!
Caroline Phillips, creator of the National Cannabis Festival joins us to talk about how and why she founded this event, the state of legalization in the nation's capital in light of continued congressional interference, and the future of dismantling cannabis prohibition in the district and how that might look.