Friday Book Club: Psychedelica Lex: The Law of Psychedelics

“Psychedelica Lex: The Law of Psychedelics” by Mr. Gary Smith Esq.

We have seen a rapid evolution in the social acceptance of psychedelic use for mental health befits and while it is amazing to see, it also creates a series of legal questions and potential pitfalls.

Don’t worry though, we got you covered on that score with today’s book review.

Author Gary Smith is a veteran attorney who has considerable experience when it comes to dealing with matters relating to cannabis and psychedelics.

Let’s get started and see for ourselves just what “Psychedelica Lex: The Law of Psychedelics” can teach us.

-Topic Focus-

This book offers serious value in terms of being able to peer inside the mind of a well-trained attorney who has invested serious effort and time to become an expert in the legalities surrounding psychedelic substances.

The is valuable content in this book regarding topics such as the controlled substances act, clinical trials, international drug laws, and so much more.

While these are complex topics to address, the book was written so that we, the uninitiated, can keep up and comprehend the legal content in the book.

-About the Author-

Author Gary Smith Esq. is a seasoned veteran when it comes to cannabis law and psychedelics and is also the general counsel to the nation’s oldest non-Native American peyote church.

Gary Smith is also the head of Guidant Law, a law firm that focuses on cannabis and psychedelic legal matters in Arizona.

Many organizations lean on his expertise as they request him to speak and educate on these topics.

You can learn more about Gary and his endeavors here:

-Reading Experience-

One might think that the level of reading might be difficult on this one, considering the subject matter, but author Gary Smith does a fantastic job of making sure that the content is accessible to us normies who do not have degrees in law.

“Psychedelica Lex” is interesting, empowering, and is very clearly written by an experienced professional who is passionate and knowledgeable about the subject at hand.

The content is structured in such a way that it makes one topic flow to another very naturally so it feels like a natural progression of knowledge as you go.


Having the unique opportunity to get knowledge directly from the mind of an experienced professional is always incredibly fascinating and beneficial. Usually, you have to pay a considerable amount of money to pick the brain of such an expert so having the book at your fingertips is awesome.

The information presented is genuinely useful while also being written in a manner that allows us to keep up with and comprehend the topic matters being discussed.

“Pshyedlica Lex” is a potent addition to the bookshelf of anyone who is interested in learning more about the legalities surrounding psychedelics.

You can start your own education on the legalities of psychedelics by getting your own copy here:

Noemi Gonzales

Noemi and her partner Joe are a dynamic duo that tackles a wide variety of business endeavors together and has a special place in their hearts for the Cannabis Industry. Years of experience in journalism, covering cannabis events, interviewing fascinating people in the cannabis industry, and hard research helps to keep us on our toes when it comes to reporting on the Cannabis industry

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