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Several jurisdictions have recently decriminalized the use of psychedelics, which has enormous implications in healthcare law as well as ethics and attorney competence. This session will give an overview of recent legal changes, discuss California’s Psychedelic Bill in more detail and discuss the intersection of psychedelic use and attorney competence.

What You Will Learn

• Substance dependence and the legal profession: A Personal Story
• The decriminalization of psychedelics and implications for defining “competence”
• The harm reduction framework
• Substance use vs. abuse vs. dependence
• Is harm reduction an option for those practicing law?
• Is psychedelic therapy an option for those practicing law?


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