When magic mushrooms were legal (in their natural form) LSD consumption decreased.
The goverment still hasnt found no ill health effects of using magic mushrooms.
Now the nations youth are turning to legal high alternatives which could be dangerous. Even when they are banned the companys find loopholes to get around new legislation.
The fly agaric mushroom was not affected by the magic mushroom ban in 2005 as it does not contain Psilocybin but instead contains Ibotenic acid which can cause comas and seizures if not prepared correctly.
It is time the government started listening to the scientists.
The 2005 ban on magic mushrooms was an unnecessary law introduced by the Labour government just before an election.