Monthly Archives: January 2015

New Jersey Appeals Court Rules Cannabis Use Alone Not Reason to Remove Child

New Jersey Appeals Court Rules Cannabis Use Alone Not Reason to Remove Child

Two days before Christmas, an appellate court in New Jersey gave one Garden state mother the best possible gift; a panel headed by Honorable Carmen Alvarez ruled that not only were verbal admissions about possible cannabis use insufficient evidence for an emergency removal order of an infant child but that the state failed to provide […]

Lady Business: Mo Mitchell of ‘I Just Geeked Myself’

Lady Business: Mo Mitchell of ‘I Just Geeked Myself’

I recently had the chance to catch up with Morgan “Mo” Mitchell, a talented artist and hat pin maker in the cannabis community whose pins are amusing pieces of cultural gold, and asked her a few questions about her current works and projects. — Amber Senter LB: How long have you been an artist? MM: […]

Chef Scott Durrah Launches The World’s First Culinary Excursion to the Caribbean

Chef Scott Durrah Launches The World’s First Culinary Excursion to the Caribbean

(Denver, CO) – Chef Scott Durrah has been a trailblazer in the world of cannabis culinary techniques for over seven years. He created Simply Pure, the first edible company in Colorado to actually infuse food (not just candy and baked goods),  has held his own on Comedy Central’s The Daily Show up against Jason Jones, […]

The Missing Link: Accuracy in Dosing and Natural vs. Pharmaceutical Cannabis

The Missing Link: Accuracy in Dosing and Natural vs. Pharmaceutical Cannabis

While at times downplayed or overlooked, accuracy in dosing is emerging as a significant barricade to the acceptance of natural cannabis as a real medicine. Unfortunately yet understandably, the fact that precise dosing remains elusive is perfect ammunition for those promoting the perceived superiority of marijuana therapies produced by pharmaceutical companies. Even where there is […]

Australia: Cooper’s Parents Will Not Be Pursued Any Longer for His Cannabis Treatment

Australia: Cooper’s Parents Will Not Be Pursued Any Longer for His Cannabis Treatment

Here’s some positive news from the land down under: 4-year-old Cooper Wallace can legally resume his cannabis oil treatment for his seizures and the child abuse investigation of his parents is finished. Cooper was only three when law enforcement raided his home and arrested his parents (while his mother was heavily pregnant, no less) for […]

Little Loralai Passes On After Battling Brain Tumor with Cannabis

Little Loralai Passes On After Battling Brain Tumor with Cannabis

After four years of filling the lives of everyone around her with love, hope and beauty, Loralai G., a pediatric cannabis patient fighting a severe brain tumor, passed from this world at 9:01 am on January 2nd, 2015. The only child of a single mother, she ended her life as she spent her life: close […]

Save Cove Point, Maryland! Don’t Frack the Marcellus Shale

Save Cove Point, Maryland! Don’t Frack the Marcellus Shale

The community in Lusby, Maryland, does not want their beautiful area destroyed by fracking. They have organized, protested, marched and are now asking for help from the rest of the world to raise much-needed funds to fight the corporate plans to frack their local lands. While politicians and corporate interests are chomping at the bit […]

Legalize Food: An Honest Approach to Cannabis Legalization

Legalize Food: An Honest Approach to Cannabis Legalization

Four years ago this month, I was preparing to enter an Interdisciplinary Doctoral Program at Union Institute and University; my December was consumed with reading philosophy and required theory. I often stopped reading (each time my head would nearly explode) and wondered if I had lost my mind taking on this graduate program. The components […]