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Denver, CO: Ladybud Magazine Celebrates 2nd Anniversary April 18 during 420 Weekend Festivities

Denver, CO: Ladybud Magazine Celebrates 2nd Anniversary April 18 during 420 Weekend Festivities

Ladybud Magazine’s 2nd Anniversary & Relaunch will be celebrated in beautiful Denver, Colorado at sophisticated Point Gallery in the Santa Fe Arts District during the biggest weekend in cannabis culture.We honor the work of Ladybud, its writers and supporters with a night of music, speakers, silent auction and dancing! This event’s primary sponsors are MiNDFUL & MARIMIND Consulting. Many […]

Lady Business: Susan Squibb the Cannabis Maven

Lady Business: Susan Squibb the Cannabis Maven

Feature Photo: ©Diane Fornbacher/Ladybud Magazine Susan Squibb is one of the busiest women in the cannabis industry. She works for Steep Hill Halent Colorado, whose “primary mission was and is to protect the public health by providing infrastructure and analytical services to legally authorized distributors and producers of cannabis and to regulators tracking their operations.” In addition, […]

The Underground – Parts 5-8: Mobility and Infiltration of Women in the Cannabis Economy

The Underground – Parts 5-8: Mobility and Infiltration of Women in the Cannabis Economy

Editor’s note: This article is a continuation of Brandie Wilson’s series, The Underground. It is a sociological analysis of the role of women in the underground cannabis economy of Humboldt County and Northern California. The first article in the series can be viewed here,   the second installment can be viewed here, the third part can […]

Recipe: Cannabis Butter Chocolate Pistachio Biscotti

Recipe: Cannabis Butter Chocolate Pistachio Biscotti

Sometimes, an infused cookie or brownie isn’t going to cut it. Perhaps you need something a little more sophisticated or something that could withstand dunking into a hot beverage on a cold day. If there’s a little ache in your bones to go with the late winter chill, chase them both away with these delicious medicated […]

Let’s Talk About Real Compassion for Addicts, Please

Let’s Talk About Real Compassion for Addicts, Please

For too long in our country, the rhetoric in the War on Drugs has focused on representing drug users as the “other,” as the bad guys in this culture war. Those who preach compassion and rehabilitation and harm reduction instead of criminalization are often dismissed as “bleeding heart liberals” willing to give anyone a free […]

Kawaii Products Review: Tasty Peach Studios and the Art of Ryan Zanfei

Kawaii Products Review: Tasty Peach Studios and the Art of Ryan Zanfei

For those not familiar with the word “kawaii,” it’s a Japanese word that means cute. This is the kind of cute that makes people squeal when they see a basket of puppies, not the kind of cute pre-teens or your mom think the guys from One Direction are. When people refer to something as kawaii, […]

Recipes: Include Hemp at Every Meal with Hemp Seed Condiments

Recipes: Include Hemp at Every Meal with Hemp Seed Condiments

Condiments are spectacular vehicles for balancing the taste and energy of various meals and dishes. Want a bit more flavor? Need a tad more salty taste? Crave just a smidge more richness? Condiments allow us to balance our food exactly as we desire. Hemp Seed Gomasio Rocket fuel, this condiment is. With roasted salt as […]

Independent Film Screening in Philadelphia Friday, January 23rd, 2015

Independent Film Screening in Philadelphia Friday, January 23rd, 2015

In an event which is free and open to the public (although donations will gladly be accepted), the Philadelphia Art Alliance is hosting a screening of three short independent films this Friday, January 23rd, 2015. The event is being put on in conjunction with the Philadelphia Independent Film Festival, and it will feature both locally-made […]

Meet Fred from ‘Big Hero 6:’ Disney’s First Stoner Superhero

Meet Fred from ‘Big Hero 6:’ Disney’s First Stoner Superhero

Content Note: This article contains minor plot spoilers for the movie Big Hero 6. You’ve been warned.   Fred, whose superheo alter-ego is called Fredzilla, is the quintessential college stoner dude. He’s got long hair, a knit cap and necklace inspired by big stompy lizard monsters, an adorkable love of comic books and some questionable […]