Monthly Archives: September 2014

Petition: Free Jeff Mizanskey, Serving Life Without Parole for Marijuana

Petition: Free Jeff Mizanskey, Serving Life Without Parole for Marijuana

There’s a petition on Change.org that has been building momentum. It is a petition requesting clemency from the Governor of Missouri for a man who has been in prison for twenty years and faces life without parole for a non-violent cannabis crime. Jeff Mizanskey was sentenced under Missouri’s harsh three-strikes law. He had been arrested […]

Illinois Medical Marijuana Registration Begins Today

Illinois Medical Marijuana Registration Begins Today

If you live in the state of Illinois, have one of the state’s recognized qualifying conditions, and have a last name that begins with a letter that falls between A and L, then Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014, is the first day you can register with the state for the new Illinois medical marijuana program. In […]

Gradi’s Organic Garden: How to Dry Homegrown Basil

Gradi’s Organic Garden: How to Dry Homegrown Basil

Utilizing herbs fresh from the garden is the ideal source for home cooks, however, during the colder months, many gardeners are unable to grow basil and must rely on preserving their precious herb. Readers of Ladybud Magazine are most likely familiar with the drying of cannabis, and basil can be saved in a very similar […]

Illegal Medicine: The Struggle of A Southern Medical Marijuana Activist

Illegal Medicine: The Struggle of A Southern Medical Marijuana Activist

I find it surreal, this world I live in…a world that feels like a dream of how the future is not supposed to be. Ours is a world full of people who are suffering, living with pain that could be eased by a plant… a simple, beautiful flower. But they may not be allowed to […]

Happy Labor Day from Ladybud!

Happy Labor Day from Ladybud!

Ladybud Magazine would like to wish its readership a safe and enjoyable Labor Day, this Monday, September 1, 2014. Labor Day has been celebrated widely across the United States since the 1880s, when it was officially created as a holiday. The history of Labor Day is fascinating and definitely worth reading up about. Suffice it […]