Monthly Archives: November 2013

Dear Lady Gaga: YOU SUCK

Dear Lady Gaga: YOU SUCK

I mean, seriously girlfriend, “addicted” to marijuana? Really? Is that the word you meant to use? Marijuana is not physically addictive – even prohibitionists with half a clue are willing to admit that. Sure, you might enjoy smoking and get a little irritable if you stop, but that’s not addiction. Not at all. According to […]

Hemp Industry Association (HIA) Conference in DC Sunday With Hemp Lobbying Day Monday

Hemp Industry Association (HIA) Conference in DC Sunday With Hemp Lobbying Day Monday

The 20th Annual HIA Conference is taking place on November 17 at the Phoenix Park Hotel in Washington, D.C. and  HIA will lead a lobbying day on November 18th. It is not too late to register either or both. Invited and Confirmed Speakers: Tony Budden, Hemporium – South Africa – Hemp’s potential for sustainable change in Africa Kevin […]

LADY BUSINESS: Toni Fox of 3-D Cannabis Center

LADY BUSINESS: Toni Fox of 3-D Cannabis Center

Toni Fox is the owner of 3-D Cannabis Center, a medical marijuana center in Denver, Colorado. They’ve been operating for three years as a medical facility that was originally 10,000 square feet. They recently expanded and added another 8000 sq. ft. as they’re preparing for retail marijuana sales in January 1, 2014. Diane Fornbacher: How did you first get […]

PLAYLIST: Autumn All Up In It

PLAYLIST: Autumn All Up In It

PHOTO: Indy Kethdy Ah, Autumn…Leaves are changing, holiday stress is approaching, and yeah, it’s fucking cold. Our remedy? Curl up under your coziest blanket in front of a crackling fire with a glass of Malbec and some sweet indica in a homemade pumpkin pipe, while you listen to these dope-ass tunes.

INTERVIEW: Martin Lee of Project CBD

INTERVIEW: Martin Lee of Project CBD

PHOTO: Sam Sabzehzar/Medical Marijuana 411:The Daily Dose I met author Martin Lee during the New Jersey stop on his book tour for Smoke Signals: A Social History of Marijuana – Medical, Recreational, and Scientific. Lee, the co-founder and director of Project CBD, granted me a lively interview between a book signing event, an NPR interview, and […]

REVIEW and RECIPE: Nature’s Path Organic Hemp Plus Granola

REVIEW and RECIPE: Nature’s Path Organic Hemp Plus Granola

Looking for a delicious breakfast cereal that also works well as the base for a super trail mix or a nutritious smoothie? Nature’s Path Organic Hemp Plus Granola is a certified organic, non-GMO, whole grain granola that is as tasty and versatile as it is healthy. Plus, it comes in an awesome little sustainably-produced “Envirobox” […]

VETERAN’S DAY: Medical Marijuana and PTSD

VETERAN’S DAY: Medical Marijuana and PTSD

After Staff Sargent Mike Whiter returned home from serving his country, he tried to kill himself three times. Whiter served in the US Marines for 11 years, including combat tours in Kosovo and Iraq. After his medical discharge, Whiter sought help from the Veterans Administration for his Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) as well as […]

How To Assert Your Rights When You Encounter The Police

How To Assert Your Rights When You Encounter The Police

If you use pot you are a criminal. This is true even in Colorado and Washington, where the feds continue to outlaw cannabis. This is also true in California and other states that provide medical protection. This means the police not only have the right, but the obligation to try and stop you (though state […]

Bree Freed! Michigan Medical Marijuana Family Regains Custody of Infant

Bree Freed! Michigan Medical Marijuana Family Regains Custody of Infant

Photos courtesy of Steve and Maria Green After weeks of court-ordered separation, Bree Green has finally been returned to the custody of her parents. Things are going better for the Green family now than when we last posted about them. Steve and Maria Green’s daughter had been removed by Child Protective Services because of now-dismissed […]