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Grass Valley Man Arrested On Exotic Drug Charges

A Grass Valley man has been arrested for possessing peyote plants and other rather unusual drugs and substances. Nevada County Sheriff’s Lieutenant Rob Bringolf says the Department of Homeland Security had received information that Customs and Border Patrol officers had intercepted a suspicious package from Nigeria to 23-year-old Levi Wilcock…

click to listen to Lt Bringolf

Ketamine is considered a synthetic compound used as an anesthetic and analgesic drug and also, illicitly, as a hallucinogen. Bringolf says after the package arrived at Wilcock’s home, on Footwall Drive, they served a search warrant. And that’s when detectives located ten peyote plants, six flats of mason jars with a growing medium that contained pores that were being used for the cultivation of psilocybin mushrooms. Also MDMA and Kratom powder…

click to listen to Lt Bringolf

Also other unidentified powdered substances, several scales, equipment that appeared to be used for printing mailing labels, as well as credit card readers.

2 Comments

July 16, 2019

Thomas Hanson

Quite a bit of clinical research has been happening with psilocybin the active ingredient in magic mushrooms.
The research looks very promising with 'curing'
depression, addiction, and PTSD which is almost impossible to cure.
I understand it's illegal, But I think these types of drugs are misunderstood and they do have medical use.
In time, If the research stays strong which I think it will, It will definitely move to Schedule I or II

July 16, 2019

Thomas Hanson

Denver decriminalized the magic mushrooms, And Oakland decriminalized all plant based hallucinogens.

Guess we'll have to see what the medical studies show in the future.

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