Closing arguments in trial of Alberta Mounties charged with manslaughter

Cpl. Randy Stenger, left, and Const. Jessica Brown, return to court to resume their jury trial on charges of manslaughter with a firearm, aggravated assault and discharging a firearm with intent to cause bodily harm, in Edmonton on Friday, November 25, 2022. Closing arguments in the three-week trial are to begin today. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Amber Bracken Cpl. Randy Stenger, left, and Const. Jessica Brown, return to court to resume their jury trial on charges of manslaughter with a firearm, aggravated assault and discharging a firearm with intent to cause bodily harm, in Edmonton on Friday, November 25, 2022. Closing arguments in the three-week trial are to begin today. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Amber Bracken

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Are magic mushroom stores the next pot shops?

Magic mushroom dispensaries are popping up in cities across Canada, with customers ranging from those looking for treatment for depression or PTSD to people wanting to 'micro-dose' a small amount of psilocybin, the hallucinogenic compound in magic mushrooms. But while the situation is in some ways reminiscent of when cannabis retailers set up shop before marijuana was legalized in 2018, Health Canada says there are no plans to legalize or decriminalize psilocybin products.