Daily Archives: August 15, 2014

Legalizing Psychedelic Therapy with Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies

Legalizing Psychedelic Therapy with Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies

What is psychedelic therapy? Psychedelic therapy is a mode of treatment that uses psychedelic drugs (such as LSD, MDMA, psilocybin, ibogaine, ayahuasca, or others) to enhance the effectiveness of therapy. Psychedelic therapy is only administered a small number of times, as opposed to traditional drug-based treatments which require patients to take medications every day, sometimes for […]

Staffing Agency to Offer Payroll and HR Solutions to Cannabis Businesses

Staffing Agency to Offer Payroll and HR Solutions to Cannabis Businesses

Ms. Mary Staffing LLC, a full-service staffing agency for the marijuana and hemp industries, has officially launched a much needed payroll solution using what’s commonly referred to as a PEO (Professional Employer Organization) co-employment model. All HR responsibilities are outsourced to the PEO company, Ms. Mary Staffing, while the client company continues to direct the […]

Dear Principal: A Letter from a Student Victim of Random K9 Searches

Dear Principal: A Letter from a Student Victim of Random K9 Searches

Dear Principal,*   First off, I want to welcome you to our high school. Last year was your first year teaching at our school. When you first arrived you laid out the rules, such as the basics: dress-code, violence, and electronics policies. Your final policy change was drug dogs, and everyone automatically started booing and […]

Women’s Work: A Story of A Lady and Her Mountain Grow

Women’s Work: A Story of A Lady and Her Mountain Grow

The spring of 2011 was the fourth year I would work in the marijuana industry of Humboldt County. The first and second year I was a trimmer, the third year a grower, and in my fourth year I would do countless other jobs. Many of the jobs I did are said to not be traditionally […]

ACLU Calls on Feds to End Militarization in Wake of Ferguson Murder

ACLU Calls on Feds to End Militarization in Wake of Ferguson Murder

Last week, local police fatally shot an unarmed African-American 18-year-old named Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri. In the days that followed, there have been massive protests in Ferguson and heavily armed SWAT teams are roaming the streets in response. Our communities are not warzones. And yet the police, armed to the teeth, treat us like […]