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About Gradi Jordan

Gradi Jordan is a single mother from Salt Lake City, Utah who has utilized cannabis medicinally for the past 36 years. She has worked with the grassroots organizations Legalize Utah and UtahCARE (Cannabis Awareness, Respect and Education), is the Utah representative for the American Alliance for Medical Cannabis, and is currently working with the Utah Cannabis Coalition. She has been writing for the past 5 years about the cannabis movement with a specific focus on Utah advocacy in addition to communicating with all Utah lawmakers and publishing their personal opinions about legalizing cannabis.

Posts by Gradi Jordan:

REVIEW: The Indica Vaporizer

REVIEW: The Indica Vaporizer

Vaporizers are quickly becoming a portable, discreet method of enjoying any type of herb. The “Indica” is new to the market and resembles an old fashioned “Zippo” type lighter. It comes in a sturdy, wood case which is lined with velvet and also includes a velvet bag to as well as several cleaning tools. The […]

Beyond Marijuana Candy: Real Tips for Safe Halloween Trick-or-Treating

Beyond Marijuana Candy: Real Tips for Safe Halloween Trick-or-Treating

A true canna-warrior, Rx MaryJane of Colorado (Teri Robnett), founder of the Cannabis Patience Alliance, “The voice of medical marijuana patients” is addressing the “issue” of ensuring a safe Halloween for trick or treating in legalized marijuana states. Click here to wacth RX MaryJane’s video. The Denver Police Department released a video (linked below) warning […]

No Justice, No Peace: Another Police Shooting in Utah

No Justice, No Peace: Another Police Shooting in Utah

Shots rang out. Again. Killer cops from Utah. This time in Roy. A small, tight knit community witnessed the Weber Metro SWAT team respond to a desperate call. A suicidal man, reaching out for help via a suicide prevention hotline, was shot to death this week in what the was being coined by the police […]

Utah Marriage Equality: A Lesson in Hate

Utah Marriage Equality: A Lesson in Hate

What do the fight for marriage equality and cannabis legalization in Utah have in common? Much more than one might initially think. Both movements face staunch, religious, hateful and bigoted adversaries. Certain members of the Utah Legislature and of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (the Mormons) and the Sutherland Institute each […]

Gradi’s Organic Garden: The Joys of Canning

Gradi’s Organic Garden: The Joys of Canning

Preserving foods has been practiced by cooks worldwide from the beginning of time. Whether storing food in clay jars, burying it, freezing or canning, the ability to save food has been essential to survival. As a part of my Mormon heritage (not something I choose to believe in, but can’t deny), we were taught the […]

Don’t Shoot: Foam Sword Protest to Protest Police Murders in Utah

Don’t Shoot: Foam Sword Protest to Protest Police Murders in Utah

Supporters of two dead young people from Utah, Danielle Willard and Darrien Hunt (along with supporters of Matthew Stewart, who was killed by a raid in his own home are organizing two protests in Utah to bring attention to these needless police murders. The protests are sponsored by Utah Ghost-Crew.  , they state on the […]

Operation Inspiration: When Community Comes Together After Crisis

Operation Inspiration: When Community Comes Together After Crisis

What happens when a community is affected by a tragedy? A close, loving community comes together in a time of need. They contribute. They donate. But it doesn’t just happen. People have to organize, advertise and work. That work is sometimes done without recognition. This writer is proud to recognize a true “Good Samaritan.” On […]

Dillon Taylor, Danielle Willard and Michael Brown: What Ties Them All Together

Dillon Taylor, Danielle Willard and Michael Brown: What Ties Them All Together

The shooting death of an unarmed man leads to several days of riots and mayhem in Ferguson, Missouri, while the same type of shooting in Salt Lake City leads essentially to silence.  Why?  Why would Salt Lake City residents not raise up, protest or even riot over an extremely similar situation? Dillon Taylor, a 20 […]

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 […]