53% of People Familiar with Psychedelics Want Legal Psilocybin, Survey Says

  • A new marketing insights survey found that just over half of US respondents who said they had some knowledge of psychedelics believed that psilocybin should be legalized in some capacity.
  • The survey , which interviewed 1,000 adults across the US, found that, overall, 38 percent of respondents believed psilocybin mushrooms should be permitted in the US with restrictions, of course.
  • Among 18-34 year-olds, 45% believe psilocybin mushrooms should be legal under at least some circumstances; among 35-49 year-olds, 40%; and among 50+, just 23%, the survey found .
  • According to Adriana Waterston, the Senior Vice President of Insights and Strategy at Horowitz Research, the survey responses were part of a larger survey about cannabis.

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