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June 4, 2024: Major medical trial in Colorado on potential benefits of psilocybin after decades of barriers

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Patients taking part in psilocybin research at UC Health’s Anschutz Medical Campus are offered a capsule which may contain a regulated dose, or may be a placebo – the patient doesn’t know. March, 6, 2024.

When people with cancer are facing the prospect of death, anxiety can consume their precious days. A medical trial in Colorado aims to change that with a drug that was once forbidden. CPR's Andrew Kenney explores how researchers are reopening the door to psilocybin, and what it's meant for one young mom, in Colorado In Depth.