How Much Would You Expect to Pay for Psilocybin Mushroom Therapy?

We asked paradegoers at the St. Johns Bizarre.

Hot Mic Episode 7

The cost of legal psilocybin is going to surprise people.

In recent weeks, WW has covered the rollout of Measure 109, which legalized the consumption of psilocybin mushrooms in a therapeutic setting. The first licensed psilocybin service center in Eugene has a lot of costs baked in—so many that its operator, Cathy Roswell Jonas, expects to charge patients $500 for two hours of microdosing and $3,500 for six hours and a “hero” dose.

Like we said: Surprise!

Certainly, that price tag startled attendees of the St. Johns Bizarre in our latest roving civics exam, called “Hot Mic.” Reed College filmmaker Zave Payne asked paradegoers:

How much do you think a single microdosing session, lasting one to two hours, will cost?

Watch the answers here:

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