Monthly Archives: July 2013

Why I Hate Being Pretty

Why I Hate Being Pretty

I have tried to explain to people for quite some time that I am less thrilled about being pretty than everyone else seems to be and when I try, I’m often met with the response: “but think of all the stuff you get. People buy you drinks, take you out. You can get anything you […]

LADY BUSINESS: Rebekah Harris of Flotsam & Jetsam New York

LADY BUSINESS: Rebekah Harris of Flotsam & Jetsam New York

PHOTO: Earrings by Flotsam and Jetsam NY, Easton Schirra Studio 2013 Rebekah Harris lives and breathes culture and class, it comes effortlessly to her. She is the epitome of everything Ladybud Magazine stands for; she is a pioneering artisan with taste-making style and a conscious, forward-thinking view of marijuana in today’s politics and society. She […]

Top 10 Fashion And Culture Highlights Of Denver’s Legal 710 Cup

Top 10 Fashion And Culture Highlights Of Denver’s Legal 710 Cup

This last weekend was the first ever fully-legal 710 Cup, in Denver. The event included an extensive competition, educational panels, live art, glassblowing, three music stages, a marketplace dedicated to concentrates, equipment, art, dab culture, and dabbing.  Here are the highlights of the event: 10) Orpheo & the Wrench The Grassroots Stage offered more musical variety […]

Know Your Rights: Supreme Court Rules Police Need Warrant To Use Drug Sniffing Dogs

Know Your Rights: Supreme Court Rules Police Need Warrant To Use Drug Sniffing Dogs

According to Black’s Legal Dictionary, probable cause is defined as; “a reasonable ground to suspect that a person has committed or is committing a crime…more than a bare suspicion but less than evidence that would justify a conviction [it] must be shown before an arrest warrant or search warrant may be issued.” The part of […]

Teenagers: The Medical Marijuana Patients You Don’t Hear About

Teenagers: The Medical Marijuana Patients You Don’t Hear About

by Julia Peterson Right after college I started working at a medical marijuana doctor’s office in San Francisco’s SOMA district. I did patient intakes, where I asked intrusive questions to strangers about their medical histories, their medical records, and why they wanted to use medical marijuana. I met elderly people with chronic pain and veterans with […]

What You Can Do About Your Personal Role In Climate Change

What You Can Do About Your Personal Role In Climate Change

Most of us (you know who I’m talking about) aren’t in the conferences with the big names or in the research labs attacking the problem of climate change.  And with all the media attention it might look like global warming is too big and confusing for ordinary folks to do anything, even though we might […]

5 Policemen Strap Down Young Woman After She Refuses Breathalyzer (VIDEO)

5 Policemen Strap Down Young Woman After She Refuses Breathalyzer (VIDEO)

Republished with special permission.  by Leslie Salzillo In several metro Georgia counties, whether you are guilty of a DUI or not, if you refuse a Breathalyzer Test after being pulled over for suspected DUI,  you will be forcibly strapped down, put in a headlock and have blood taken from you. Hard to believe? This video from Gwinnett […]

The Only Five Items You Need In Your Home To Do Everything

The Only Five Items You Need In Your Home To Do Everything

I try to keep my cleaning supplies to a minimum. Having a different product for every type of cleaning is excessive and cumbersome. I also try to avoid chemicals when possible. I don’t like the thought of using cleaning supplies that could harm my cats or myself. And why would I use these things when […]

Matheism: Life is Better Without Math

Matheism: Life is Better Without Math

by Rev. G. Friesen People generally all fear snakes, spiders, heights and public speaking. Some fears are just universal and most are evolutionary, experts say, and develop as a response to situations thought to cause harm. If it is true that people generally fear these things that cause harm, is it not also true that […]

RECIPE: Inflammation-Reducing Cannabis Tea

RECIPE: Inflammation-Reducing Cannabis Tea

For years I have viewed Western medicine as a necessary evil in my life. While I will not stop seeing my doctor, I have a natural distrust for the industry-side of healthcare. When I was diagnosed with Crohn’s Disease, I asked the doctor how I should change my diet to keep the symptoms under control. […]