The Council for the Protection of Sacred Plants is an initiative of the Chacruna Institute for Psychedelic Plant Medicines that endeavors to advocate for the legality of sacred plant medicines among indigenous peoples and non-indigenous communities, encourage legal harm reduction practices that protect those who use them, educate about conservation of plant species, document relevant legal and social issues, and consult on legal cases including possible litigation. This project includes: production of academic research and multimedia educational materials; a catalog of documents and reports of arrests, ethical issues, safety and public health concerns; a network of researchers, lawyers, and activists; resources and consulting for academics; and advocacy for drug reform.

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