Daily Archives: September 10, 2014

Internet Slowdown Today to Encourage Net Neutrality Protections

Internet Slowdown Today to Encourage Net Neutrality Protections

Bandwidth hogs, beware! Today you may have appear to have some issue on your favorite websites, but it’s not because of bad weather or a larger-than-normal amount of people logging on. Any lag or buffering you encounter will likely be part of an intentional internet slowdown, meant to bring attention to the critical issue of […]

Movement Within a Movement: the Ice Bucket Challenge and Cannabis Activism

Movement Within a Movement: the Ice Bucket Challenge and Cannabis Activism

Imagine, if you will, all the causes that you envision yourself standing behind. Imagine the passion, the determination, the endless hours, the research, the people, the patients, the veterans, the organizations, the countless kind souls trying to make a difference, the activists, the advocates and all the other aspects behind the scenes that it takes […]

Another Surgery for Baby Bou-Bou, State Not Paying

Another Surgery for Baby Bou-Bou, State Not Paying

Last week, Baby Bou Bou had to have yet another surgery as a result of his traumatic injuries in a botched, poorly researched raid on the home where he was staying on May 28th, 2014. For those who need a refresher, Bou Bou, whose legal name is Bounkham Phonesavanh, was sleeping in a crib in […]

REVIEW: Futurola Rolling Papers, Cones & RYOs

REVIEW: Futurola Rolling Papers, Cones & RYOs

It is no secret that Ladydbud Magazine readers LOVE Futurola rolling papers, cones and Roll Your Own contraptions. It is also no secret that Ladybud Publisher Diane Fornbacher is all thumbs and cannot roll a joint to save her life. However, she can smoke a joint to save her life if it’s a reasonable size! […]

Prohibition and Human Trafficking in the UK: Slaves Growing Weed?

Prohibition and Human Trafficking in the UK: Slaves Growing Weed?

Earlier this month, a story broke but received very little attention: the UK cannabis supply, much of which officials believe is grown by domestic crime gangs, is often handled and grown by victims of human trafficking, given no choice in the matter. The gangs may steal their paperwork, essentially making it impossible for the workers […]

Poem: Wonderlust

Poem: Wonderlust

  Do you ever wonder What people wonder Once the things they’ve been wondering for are done? What do you wonder for when what you’ve wondered for has been wonderingly won? If you wondered hard enough And wondered fast enough And wondered wonderingly til the end. What would you wonder for while you wondered with […]