Kristin Hugo

Now That Weed Is Legal, California Politicians Have a New Drug in Mind for Decriminalization

California Could Decriminalize Psychedelic Mushrooms

After legalizing weed, California politicians have set their sights on a new target — psychedelic mushrooms. Mayoral Candidate Kevin Saunders filed a ballot measure in the state Attorney General’s office on Friday.

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This Flesh-Eating Parasite Could Be the Next Plague

Leishmania is the second-most deadly parasite in the world. According to the Drugs for Neglected Diseases Institute, 20,000-30,000 people die from Leishmaniasis annually. Other estimates put the annual death toll at 50,000. About 350 million people are at risk across an estimated 90 countries, and some scientists have called the parasite the next plague. If you…

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