Marcus Capone was deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan multiple times during his 13 years of service as a U.S. Navy SEAL.
Psychedelics have made it to Capitol Hill. On Thursday Congress announced the creation of a Congressional Psychedelics Advancing Clinical Treatments (PACT) Caucus.
At first, Marcus was skeptical. But after having spent nearly seven years taking various antidepressants, sleeping pills, and focus medications, Marcus was out of options.
As psychedelic drugs’ acceptance for ailments such as depression and PTSD rises, there’s debate about applications for the US military.
Most psychedelics are still classified as Schedule 1 drugs in the US, hampering research and largely preventing veterans from being treated here at home.