Monthly Archives: May 2015

Police Officer Pepper Sprayed Two Handcuffed Teens in Holding Cell

Police Officer Pepper Sprayed Two Handcuffed Teens in Holding Cell

Content Note: This article discusses excessive force by a police officer regarding two handcuffed minors. Alton, Illinois – Police officer Vince Warlick is on administrative leave, as he should be. Last week, video of Warlick pepper spraying two teenagers who were restrained and not resisting him in any way surfaced on the internet. Of course, […]

An Open Letter to Those Who Oppose Cannabis Clothes

An Open Letter to Those Who Oppose Cannabis Clothes

When a friend posted this piece about cannabis clothes on Facebook that originally appeared at the blog for Pick & Mix Seeds, I began formulating a response by the time I reached the end of the first paragraph. The story in question is actually an open letter “to those who wear cannabis clothes” and it really […]

Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority Engage in Viewpoint Discrimination in Stalling Ads for Northeastern Institute of Cannabis After Initial Approval

Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority Engage in Viewpoint Discrimination in Stalling Ads for Northeastern Institute of Cannabis After Initial Approval

Boston, MA – The MBTA may be short on funding, but they are apparently not interested in taking money from a cannabis trade school for advertising. The Northeastern Institute of Cannabis (NIC) has been given the run around by the MBTA marketing department for their “We Teach. You Grow.” campaign that was supposed to launch the […]

Drug Policy Reform Advocates Speak, Change Hearts in West Michigan

Drug Policy Reform Advocates Speak, Change Hearts in West Michigan

Last week Thursday, I had the immense pleasure of hearing two inspirational world-changers speak at a local venue in my hometown of Grand Rapids, Michigan. Major Neill Franklin (Ret.), the Executive Director for Law Enforcement Against Prohibition and Ethan Nadelmann from the Drug Policy Alliance spoke to a full house at the Wealthy Street Theatre […]

NYT Best Selling Author Comes Out Of The Cannabis Closet with Green Flower Media

NYT Best Selling Author Comes Out Of The Cannabis Closet with Green Flower Media

Our friends at Green Flower Media have released a new profile video about Gay Hendricks – a New York Times Best Selling Author, successful entrepreneur, and PhD from Stanford who uses cannabis to inspire his creativity, and to help with his arthritis. This video shatters the stereotype that cannabis users are lazy & unsuccessful. Instead, […]

Poem: The Value of the Species

Poem: The Value of the Species

The earthly plane is chaos beauty disappointment rainbows jagged edges   Stuck between heaven and hell   We writhe in our own shit and golden madness…     Photo Credit: Shawnstpeter via Etsy

Doc Ault’s Artisan Medicated Sugars and Salts

Doc Ault’s Artisan Medicated Sugars and Salts

Tested by: Chemhistory Mold/Mildew/Pesticide: Pass THC: 1008 mg per bag (dose: 1 tsp 21 mg THC) Reviewed by: Simone Fischer When people think cannabis edibles, they often immediately regress back to boring brownies. I wanted to review something more versatile, more practical. Now that I am back from surgery recovery and working a fuller schedule (no […]

Mother’s High Tea Music Mix

Mother’s High Tea Music Mix

For  fun, we made up a music mix to inspire the event production hours spent creating this year’s Mother’s High Tea. Have a listen and enjoy the 3rd Biennial Mother’s High Tea music mix featuring mama songs, 50s R&B classics, bird songs for 4 & 20 Blackbirds, and songs of empowerment from famous feminine songbirds.  It’s […]

#ComingOutGreen Campaign: Meet Green Flower Media

#ComingOutGreen Campaign: Meet Green Flower Media

Over the last few weeks, the name Green Flower Media has come up a lot (and for good reason). They are the company behind the #ComingOutGreen campaign to end the social stigma of cannabis. They have been directly endorsed and promoted by NORML. They have produced a series of Green Flower Reports such as “The […]

Top Five Lessons I’ve Learned From Burning

Top Five Lessons I’ve Learned From Burning

PHOTO CREDIT: Mike Alberghini Burner doesn’t only refer someone who smokes pot. The term burner has been applied to those who attend Burning Man or its related events. Burning Man is a counterculture festival that operates as a Temporary Autonomous Zone, or T.A.Z., which strives to escape the normal expectations of society in order to reconnect with […]