Monthly Archives: July 2013

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. […]

PLAYLIST: Road Trippin’

PLAYLIST: Road Trippin’

My friends and I used to take some pretty epic road trips. We would roll up a couple joints, cruise over the Golden Gate Bridge in my ’89 Chevy Celebrity and wind our way up the Pacific Coast Highway blasting these songs as we drove off to somewhere we had never been before. When we […]

Jillian Dworak’s Five Beauty Essentials

Jillian Dworak’s Five Beauty Essentials

Juice Beauty Reflecting Gloss I have personally been searching for natural, organic, vegan, no-chemical beauty products. Just thinking of all the cancer-causing chemicals I have been applying to my face since I was a little girl playing with my grandmother’s makeup really got me thinking. So when I discovered Juice Beauty I instantly fell in […]

REVIEW: Dr. McDougall’s Right Foods Vegan Split Pea & Barley Soup

REVIEW: Dr. McDougall’s Right Foods Vegan Split Pea & Barley Soup

Many staff members and writers at Ladybud Magazine have very sensitive digestive systems and we’re always looking for foods that are easy to process but palatable to all kinds of folks. One of our very favorites is Dr. McDougall’s Vegan Split Pea & Barley Soup because it’s hearty, healthy and easy to prepare. It comes it […]

Why You Should Support Pennsylvania’s Daylin Leach For US Congress

Why You Should Support Pennsylvania’s Daylin Leach For US Congress

Daylin Leach is not your typical politician, he speaks candidly and casually with pretty much anyone who wants to speak to him. In essence, he is always campaigning by not always campaigning, but instead is approachable and genuine. He takes on a lot of pressing yet controversial issues most politicians wouldn’t even touch for fear […]

“Just Move To A State Where It’s Legal”: A Marijuana Mom Responds

“Just Move To A State Where It’s Legal”: A Marijuana Mom Responds

By Victoria LaChapelle Diane Fornbacher, Publisher of Ladybud Magazine, recently posed a question online asking how people felt about the advice given to so many activist parents when it comes to having their family’s safety threatened by bad marijuana laws. Oftentimes, these mothers are told to just “move to a legal state.” One detail that […]

RECIPE: The Gonzo High Octane Edible

RECIPE: The Gonzo High Octane Edible

by Jessica Catalano and Marta Anna Teresa Podkul The plan was simple: dinner and a hike, right? One could say a deep conversation was the main culprit to our trouble. Yappin’ away about the universe and life, you’d think we would keep track of time but time kept track of us. Twilight transitioned into darkness, […]

Pushing Skepticism Without Shafting Cannabis Reform

Pushing Skepticism Without Shafting Cannabis Reform

Over the last few days, I have cracked open emails on my laptop that start with sentences like the ones below: Marijuana corrupts the moral fiber of youth. Aliens placed the cannabis plant on our planet to accelerate our evolution. THC cures Alzheimer’s disease. I certainly prefer these to the emails that hawk pills designed […]

Google Supports Medical Marijuana? It Appears To Be The Case.

Google Supports Medical Marijuana? It Appears To Be The Case.

In a somewhat surprising move, Google decided to give a Michigan-based medical marijuana organization, Michigan Compassion, a $240,000 grant in AdWords money. The donation came in the form of a Google Grant, not cash, which is basically AdWords for non profits. AdWords are paid-for search terms a company or organization bids on in order to increase […]

This Is (Really) Your Brain On Drugs

This Is (Really) Your Brain On Drugs

PHOTO: Rachael Leigh Cook “Your Brain On Drugs, Any Questions?“ We have all seen the “this is your brain on drugs” commercials. I call them the “egg” commercials. There’s an egg, and a person says, “This is your brain.”  Then the person cracks an egg into a skillet and says, “This is your brain on […]