Kevin Verville (R-Deerfield)

Kevin Verville (R-Deerfield) argues for the decriminalization of psilocybin mushrooms and said the government turned against them after studies show their use turn people into "peaceniks." (DAYMOND STEER SCREENSHOT)

CONCORD — A bipartisan bill to decriminalize the possession of psilocybin mushrooms was heard by the House Criminal Justice and Public Safety committee Wednesday.

The bill is HB 1349-FN. Its sponsors are Tony Labranche (D-Amherst), Rep. Stacie-Marie Laughton (D-Nashua), Max Abramson (R-Seabrook), Kevin Verville (R-Deerfield), Stephanie Hyland (D-Francistown) and Cam Kenney (D-Durham). The hearing was live-streamed on the committee's Youtube channel. 

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Daymond, there is a huge difference between legalization and decriminalization. It's irresponsible journalism to write like this.

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