assembly Bill A7928

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Establishes the psychedelic research institute and the psychedelic substances therapeutic research program

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Jan 05, 2022 referred to health
Jun 01, 2021 referred to health

A7928 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Health
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 27-G §§2788 - 2794, Art 33-AA §§3397-j - 3397-l, amd §3350, Pub Health L

A7928 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes the psychedelic research institute and the psychedelic substances therapeutic research program which shall study and provide recommendations regarding the use of psychedelic substances in the treatment of addictive disorders, depression, post-traumatic stress disorder, end-of-life anxiety and other pertinent outcomes.

A7928 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   7928
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                               June 1, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M.  of  A. L. ROSENTHAL -- read once and referred to the
   Committee on Health
 
 AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to  establishing  the
   psychedelic  research  institute and the psychedelic substances thera-
   peutic research program
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  The  public health law is amended by adding a new article
 27-G to read as follows:
                               ARTICLE 27-G
                      PSYCHEDELIC RESEARCH INSTITUTE
 SECTION 2788. LEGISLATIVE FINDINGS.
         2789. DEFINITIONS.
         2790. THE INSTITUTE FOR THERAPEUTIC PSYCHEDELICS RESEARCH.
         2791. POWERS AND DUTIES.
         2792. RESEARCH COUNCIL.
         2793. ADVISORY COUNCIL.
         2794. REPORTS BY THE COMMISSIONER.
   § 2788.  LEGISLATIVE  FINDINGS.  THE  LEGISLATURE  FINDS  THAT  RECENT
 RESEARCH  PROVIDES A GROWING BODY OF EVIDENCE THAT 1. THE USE OF PSYCHE-
 DELICS SUCH AS IBOGAINE, LSD, PSILOCYBIN AND CERTAIN  OTHER  PSYCHEDELIC
 DRUGS  IN CERTAIN SETTINGS MAY PROVIDE A TREATMENT FOR PEOPLE STRUGGLING
 WITH A SUBSTANCE USE DISORDER, INCLUDING METHAMPHETAMINE,  OPIOIDS,  AND
 OTHER ADDICTIVE SUBSTANCES; 2. 3, 4-METHYLENEDIOXYMETHAMPHETAMINE (MDMA)
 MAY BE EFFICACIOUS IN TREATMENT OF POST-TRAUMATIC STRESS DISORDER (PTSD)
 AND  ALCOHOLISM;  3.  PSILOCYBIN  IS  A  BREAKTHROUGH THERAPY FOR SEVERE
 DEPRESSION AND NICOTINE ADDICTION; AND 4. OTHER  PSYCHEDELIC  SUBSTANCES
 ALSO MAY BE EFFICACIOUS IN TREATMENT OF OTHER ILLNESSES AND MALADIES. IT
 IS  FOR  THE PURPOSE OF FACILITATING CLINICAL PROGRAMS FOR SUCH RESEARCH
 AND INVESTIGATION INTO THE SAFETY AND EFFICACY OF PSYCHEDELIC SUBSTANCES

  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD11370-02-1