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Detroit Ballot Proposals Examine Reparations, Decriminalizing Entheogenic Plants, Charter Change

DETROIT (CBS Detroit) - Proposals are on the ballot this election and three have a big implication on Detroit's future governing.

Proposal R would allow a task force to be created to study the idea of reparations, which were part of a larger proposal in the August primary ballot.

Proposal E would decriminalize the possession and therapeutic use of entheogenic plants, also known as hallucinogenic or magic mushroom-like plants. This would follow the progressive tone around drugs Michigan has taken in the last few years after the legalization of marijuana.

The last proposal -- Proposal S -- would change the language that prohibits citizens from changing ordinances or propose rule changes that uses city funds. This means residents would be allowed to help set spending limits.

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