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Colorado is helping shape the future of psychedelics

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Magic Mushroom Conference Denver
Alejandro Alonso Galva/CPR News
Colorado Gov. Jared Polis addresses the crowd in Bellco Theater during the conference opening remarks.

First, it was cannabis. Now psychedelics. Colorado again leads the pack in rethinking how illegal drugs might be used medicinally. Denver just hosted the 4th Psychedelic Science Conference, which drew almost 12,000 attendees and hundreds of speakers. Colorado Matters host Ryan Warner speaks with CPR's Alejandro Alonso Galva and Jenna McMurtry, who were there, about what the future could hold.