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Portlanders flock to store to buy illegal psychedelic mushrooms: 'A part of history'
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Portlanders are forming long lines to buy psychedelic mushrooms at a store in the city, despite recreational mushroom sales still being illegal in Oregon.
"A friend of mine sent me an article," local resident Randi King told KPTV. "The article that was posted. I told my wife, and she was like, ‘What are we waiting for? Let’s go get some.’"
Shroom House is an herbal wellness shop in the city that saw an explosion in business over the last few days as word spread that the store was selling psilocybin.
Selling recreational mushrooms in the state of Oregon is still illegal. A measure passed in 2020 legalized psilocybin in a licensed medical setting, but no state-issued licenses have been granted yet – and none will until next year.
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