Monthly Archives: October 2013

REVIEW: Vegetarian Plus Vegan Black Pepper Steaks

REVIEW: Vegetarian Plus Vegan Black Pepper Steaks

Vegans, get ready, because this is big. If this is the first time you’ve heard about Vegetarian Plus Vegan Black Pepper Steaks, you’re welcome. Let me give you a little background, at the risk of totally alienating our vegan/veggie audience. I was a vegetarian for 11 years, until I started having vivid dreams about killing […]

Poetry From A Chanteuse

Poetry From A Chanteuse

Untitled You are the scab I pick over and over, The whip I use to beat myself. Your spectre hangs on the back of the bathroom door. I stare at it day after day as I sit on the toilet and tell it, “Things would have been different if I had known. I still love […]

I am a REAL 420 Nurse!

I am a REAL 420 Nurse!

Picture this: sexy young women in naughty nurse costumes “medicating” with dabs in a virtual online smoking lounge, enticing users into live chats. Sounds like a porn site, right? Actually, it’s the “420Nurses” website, which claims, “It’s more than a brand, it’s a movement!” What movement the 420 nurses stand for is hard to discern, […]

Amy Goodman on Independent News

Amy Goodman on Independent News

I recently attended the Los Angeles Green Festival, an event showcasing eco-friendly concepts from sustainable food to hemp clothing to electric cars. As a blogger/journalist, the highlight of the event for me was a talk by Amy Goodman of Democracy Now! about her new book, The Silenced Majority: Stories of Uprisings, Occupations, Resistance, and Hope, a collection […]

Medical Marijuana Gets Complicated in Washington State

Medical Marijuana Gets Complicated in Washington State

 Recreational vs. Medicinal, Part 2 of a 2 part series on cannabis in Washington State During its signature drive and campaign, voters were told that I-502 would legalize cannabis and there would be no changes to the medical cannabis laws in Washington State.  This has proven to be untrue. To understand legalization’s impact on medical marijuana […]

REVIEW: Nutiva Organic Hemp Protein Hi-Fiber

REVIEW: Nutiva Organic Hemp Protein Hi-Fiber

With dozens of hemp protein powders on the market, choosing can be difficult. Many powders have sweet flavors – chocolate, vanilla, and various fruits – but I wanted to find a product that would lend itself to a savory veggie shake. Nutiva’s Organic Hemp Protein Hi-Fiber – 100% hemp protein powder with no added hexane, gluten, […]

David Bronner On Why Washington State Voters Should Vote YES on I-522

David Bronner On Why Washington State Voters Should Vote YES on I-522

I-522 is a Washington state initiative and concerns the labeling of genetically modified foods.  Dr. Bronner’s Magic Soaps issued a special label in support of it and the company is the single largest donor backing the initiative. Diane Fornbacher recently conducted a short phone interview with one of Ladybud’s favorite conscientious companies about their efforts […]

Mothers in Pennsylvania Unite and Fight for Medical Cannabis

Mothers in Pennsylvania Unite and Fight for Medical Cannabis

Featured image: Eugène Carrière’s “The Sick Child”, 1885 I never would have imagined this moment, but I can say with pride, with dignity, and without reservation that I am a mother fighting to get marijuana for my six-year-old daughter, Lorelei. This is no easy prospect because we don’t live anywhere near a place where real […]

Mary Jane’s High Chair

Mary Jane’s High Chair

If you’re looking for a unique holiday gift for yourself or that special someone, we’ve got just the ticket: Mary Jane’s High Chair. Whether you’re a dispensary owner, cannabis activist, rock star, or just a plain old fan of ganja, this piece of functional art would fit right into any canna-centric design theme, indoors or […]

Going to Washington State to Toke Legally? Here’s What You Need to Know

Going to Washington State to Toke Legally? Here’s What You Need to Know

Canna-tourism, Part 1 of a 2 part series on cannabis in Washington State So you’ve probably heard that Washington State has legalized cannabis.  Perhaps you are even thinking about taking a trip to sample some “legal weed” in the greatest city in the world, Seattle.  While the Emerald City is home to some of the […]