Study Finds No Psychological or Cognitive Deficits among Native Americans Who Use Peyote Regularly in Religious Settings
A drawing of the peyote cactus.
To properly collect peyote, the crown top (a "button") is cut off, leaving behind the long tuberous root which, over decades, will regrow new buttons. Peyote is legally collected by Native Americans and by peyote distributors who are licensed by the Texas Department of Public Safety and the DEA to collect peyote and sell it to Native American members of the NAC.
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