Legalize Mushrooms Poster

With 100% of proceeds going to Decriminalize Nature—an initiative focused on making all of nature’s psychoactive plants and fungi legal—this poster by artist James Madison Mitchell was commissioned by Madre mezcal, a brand that wholly supports the cause. Through education, organizing and campaigning, Decriminalize Nature hopes to improve people’s health and wellbeing. The limited edition print (on 100% agave pulp paper) features a colorful, hopeful …

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An explosion of color in Stockholm, NASA's Mars precautions, updates to our perception of marijuana and more

NASA’s Preventative Measures Against Potential Martian Pathogens Although the risk is small that threatening organisms will make their way to Earth via the Martian rock samples currently being collected, NASA is taking precautions. These samples—set to arrive in the 2030s—will first be held in a receiving facility that’s “capable of safely containing the most dangerous pathogens known to science,” that also “prevents substances on Earth …

San Francisco Decriminalizes Psychedelics

San Francisco lawmakers unanimously approved a resolution that decriminalizes the use of psychedelics, such as psilocybin and ayahuasca. While this measure does not yet reverse the city’s criminal justice policy, it is a crucial first step toward this goal, urging police to treat psychedelics “amongst the lowest priority” and noting that the city should not use its resources “for any investigation, detention, arrest, or prosecution …