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Liability Waivers for Psilocybin Service Centers
Psychedelics Law
Josh Zetlin

Liability Waivers for Oregon Psilocybin Service Centers

Consumer-facing businesses in emerging industries face extensive risks, especially when the core business service constitutes a potentially dangerous or hazardous activity. This maxim holds true for psilocybin service centers in Oregon, where customers pay to receive cutting-edge therapies involving controlled substances. Written liability waivers represent one of the best ways for psilocybin service centers in Oregon to mitigate their risks. What Legal

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Psychedelics Law
Josh Zetlin

Labeling and Trademarks for Oregon Psilocybin Manufacturers

Oregon leads the nation in building a regulated psilocybin industry.  As this industry grows and matures, operators must remain mindful of important intersections between regulations and intellectual property.   Background: Oregon Psilocybin Services Act & Finalized Rules The Oregon Psilocybin Services Act Ballot Measure 109 (M109), otherwise known as the Oregon Psilocybin Services Act (the “OPSA”), established a legal basis for

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Contracting Considerations for Oregon Psilocybin License Residency Requirements
Psychedelics Law
Hilary St. Jean

Contracting Considerations for Residency Requirements under the Oregon Psilocybin Services Act (ORS 475A)

Oregon approved Ballot Measure 109 (M109) and put into place the Oregon Psilocybin Services Act (the “Act”) to allow for consumption of psilocybin at certain licensed service centers through licensed facilitators and administrators in the State of Oregon. It was voted into law in November 2020 and is codified in the Oregon Revised Statutes under ORS 475A. Following a two-year

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Oregon Psilocybin Products Packaging and Labeling Rules and Restrictions
Psychedelics Law
Rogoway Law Group

Oregon Psilocybin Manufacturers: Client Packaging and Labeling Rules and Restrictions

Similar to the packaging and labeling requirements for cannabis products, Oregon’s psilocybin manufacturers have to comply with strict packaging and labeling rules for their psilocybin products.  Psilocybin remains a Schedule 1 Controlled Substance at the Federal level, and the packaging and labeling regulations ensure that minors and other unintended persons don’t access psilocybin products.  However, unlike the adult-use cannabis industry,

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Residency Requirements for Oregon Psilocybin Licenses
Psychedelics Law
Rogoway Law Group

The Residency Requirement for Oregon Psilocybin Licenses

It is crucial to understand the residency requirements for various psilocybin-related operational licenses, as Oregon, the first state in the United States to establish a psilocybin regulatory framework, starts accepting applications for psilocybin licenses beginning January 2, 2023.

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What the psychedelic industry can learn from the cannabis industry
Psychedelics Law
Hilary St. Jean

Psychedelics and a Semi-Parallel Cannabis Universe

As psychedelic therapies continue to develop as contemplative businesses and in research programs commencing at both the state and federal levels in the United States, we are naturally compelled to learn from similar or semi-similar developments in the cannabis business regarding what has worked and what has not worked in addressing federally prohibited substances, their potential risks, potential benefits and

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