Astrologer's fight to legalise 'magic' mushrooms
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South African astrologer fights to legalise 'magic' mushrooms

Psilocybin mushrooms, also known as “magic” mushrooms, are banned in many countries around the world due to their hallucinogenic qualities.

But one 72-year-old-woman in South Africa is fighting through the courts to legalise their use for spiritual ceremonies.

Monica Cromhout faces a possible jail sentence for dealing in illegal substances.

  • 25 Mar 2017
  • From the section Africa
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