The new non-profit, Utah Mushroom Therapy, recently launched a campaign to support the legalization of magic mushrooms, also known as psilocybin. The move follows last February's creation of a government task force to study the potential therapeutic uses of psychedelics. 

The organization's online petition, which seeks to legalize psilocybin for clinical and academic purposes, provides a path for the public to get involved in the proposal, expected to be formally presented to the Senate on Feb.15. 

The measure would also provide protection for religious practices. “The use of mushrooms has been documented …

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