Reverse the "Inclusion of mushrooms containing psilocin etc. as Class A drugs".
The Drugs Act 2005 – Part 4, section 21:
Why does this idea matter?
This was an unnecessary knee-jerk reaction forced through in 2005 without consultation from the Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs (ACMD) in an attempt by the previous government to appear tough on drugs.
[Professor David Nutt, the chair of the council at the time,] did not have time to include magic mushrooms on his chart of relative drug harm but he says he probably wouldn't have classified them and "certainly not as a class A".
The former MP Brian Iddon, an organic chemist involved in the committee stage of the bill, said "he could find no evidence that mushrooms were addictive or harmful."