Monthly Archives: February 2014

Pure Organic Apple Cinnamon Bar

Pure Organic Apple Cinnamon Bar

Do you like apple pie? If so, the Pure Organic Apple Cinnamon Bar is like a whole pie condensed into a 200 calorie treat that’s guilt-free and has only ingredients that anyone can pronounce: dates, apples, agave nectar, walnuts, cashew butter, almonds, brown rice protein and lots of cinnamon! It’s perfect for conscientious eaters  because […]

Why Do Some Men Hate Love?

Why Do Some Men Hate Love?

PHOTO: Glenn Harper, Creative Commons What makes another person attractive to you? Is it their eyes? Their hair? The way they smell? If you’re a heterosexual living in a progressive city like Seattle, San Francisco, or New York, the chances of running into someone you find attractive is pretty good. Similarly, the chances that someone […]

Palliative Pet Care Using Cannabis

Palliative Pet Care Using Cannabis

It was gearing up to be a very busy work week for me with my eager anticipation of reaching forty hours.  On day two of five I came home to find that my old kitty India had soiled herself yet was sleeping soundly. I wasn’t terribly surprised – at nineteen years that body was tired and […]

Generalizations About Broads: Comedy Central’s “Broad City”

Generalizations About Broads: Comedy Central’s “Broad City”

Broad City is the new working-girls sitcom produced by superstar Amy Poehler, is about two twenty-something women living in New York City. Who smoke pot. First, a quick bit about pot and TV… Be thankful for cable, because major networks are pretty square on pot. Broadcast network standards basically require pot smoking to obscure the […]

Marijuana Prisoners to be Released in Colorado?

Marijuana Prisoners to be Released in Colorado?

PHOTO: Jeffrey Beall, Creative Commons A news story posted earlier this week on the National Report website  read as follows: Gov. John W. Hickenlooper (D) has proposed a bill that would have a major impact on the criminal justice system.  Under the new bill, convicts currently serving time on marijuana related charges will be released and the crime […]

Parents Out of Time: Lobbying for Sensible Reform

Parents Out of Time: Lobbying for Sensible Reform

By Jenn Jackson As the knowledge of the patient begins to exceed the knowledge of the practitioner in the arena of medical marijuana, parents are becoming progressively less tolerant of the ignorance exhibited by their children’s pediatricians. Most notably, parents of children battling childhood cancers and extreme seizure disorders have taken this issue to the […]

The Female : Cannabis Relationship

The Female : Cannabis Relationship

IMAGE: “Daydream,” Andrew Wyeth Women have long kept their health lore confined to their close female communities.  Until the late 19th century, birthing was the domain of women and they carried this, as well as other women’s health knowledge, forward.  Natural birth control (often herbs) had to keep secret.  There is lore that women once […]

The Ballad of Biden’s Drug War

The Ballad of Biden’s Drug War

PHOTO: RichieC, Creative Commons I saw Joe Biden once, back in 2008, at a U.S. Senate hearing he chaired on the crack/powder cocaine sentencing disparity. With only a few senators present, Biden appeared as thoughtful and engaged as I expect career politicians can be. He didn’t strike me as willing to throw in his lot […]

Medical Psychedelics: Amanita Muscaria, My Little Mushroom Friend

Medical Psychedelics: Amanita Muscaria, My Little Mushroom Friend

NOTICE: This is a first-person account of a personal experience with an entheogen. It is not an endorsement or an admonishment of the practice. Ladybud Magazine/Libertae LLC is not legally responsible for reader experiences that may/may not take place after reading this riveting article. I didn’t start that day planning on eating 13g of dried […]

Exodus to Colorado: Aid for Medical Refugees

Exodus to Colorado: Aid for Medical Refugees

PHOTO: Drew Coffman, Creative Commons The exodus of patients moving to Colorado is growing. Michelle Monk is a mom and cancer patient on her way to Grand Junction from Texas. Shania Williams is a 3 year old from Texas on her way to Grand Junction for a chromosomal deletion, epilepsy, and more.  Pamela Bailey has […]