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4/20: How To Crochet A Pot Wallet to Carry Your Holiday Stash!

4/20: How To Crochet A Pot Wallet to Carry Your Holiday Stash!

PHOTO: Denver, CO 4/20 The time has come to crochet yourself a pot wallet.  If you don’t already have a medical marijuana card, you will soon, don’t worry.  Better make this now and be ahead of the curve. Beginner crocheters ought to be fine with this pattern as long as they have a good understanding of […]

INTERVIEW: NA Poe, Cannabis Activist for Philadelphia City Council

INTERVIEW: NA Poe, Cannabis Activist for Philadelphia City Council

PHOTO: Rachael Friedmann Richard Tamaccio aka Nikki Allen Poe is a cannabis reform activist and founder of The Panic Hour, a Philadelphia comedy-slash-activism group that led monthly Smokedown Prohibition events at the Liberty Bell with PhillyNORML beginning in late 2012. His arrest at a Smokedown event in May 2013, subsequent incarceration, and continuing probation has […]

THC Mythology: The Demonization of Mr. T. H. Cannabinol

THC Mythology: The Demonization of Mr. T. H. Cannabinol

A few months ago I was speakin’ to a friend about the herb. She’s been on the herbal for years and years. Hailing from Ottawa, she found no lack of florists. Funny how the closer to Parliament, the more choice you see in these medicinal buds. I mentioned how Cannabidiol was stopping seizures. She had […]

LADY BUSINESS: Georgia Toons

LADY BUSINESS: Georgia Toons

I have enjoyed Georgia Peschel’s cannabis inspired cartoons for several years on Facebook and in numerous industry publications.  Her quirky sense of humor coupled with her adorably cute characters grab people’s attention while driving home the point that cannabis prohibition is a horribly failed social policy.  The following interview and accompanying “Georgia Toons” provide insight […]

Are Pot Smokers Really Lazy? The Motivation Behind Amotivational Syndrome

Are Pot Smokers Really Lazy? The Motivation Behind Amotivational Syndrome

IMAGE: Still of Brad Pitt in True Romance (1993) Talk of cannabis turning delighted taxpayers into lazy slugs abounds again. I usually hear it on the radio after arising early to write, hitting the exercise bike, teaching two classes, enduring a faculty meeting, arranging for one daughter to get to gymnastics and the other to […]

Catching Up With Technology: A Dinosaur Learns the Ropes

Catching Up With Technology: A Dinosaur Learns the Ropes

I am dreading it. It’s going to be confusing, frustrating, overwhelming. I don’t have time. I’m probably going to screw it up. I’m not looking forward to it, but I have to do it. My name is Vanessa and I am a Twitter virgin. Yeah, yeah, it’s kind of silly, right? I have a college […]

New Jersey: Legalization Bill Drop Imminent & Marijuana Myths Dispelled

New Jersey: Legalization Bill Drop Imminent & Marijuana Myths Dispelled

Won’t be long before Senator Nick Scutari drops a bill to legalize marijuana for adult recreational use in NJ.  I’m guessing his marijuana legalization bill hits the hopper on (or about) March 25th.  For folks like me working to end marijuana prohibition, that’s good news.  But late March isn’t far off so we don’t have much […]

Common Sense Advice for Parents on How to Talk About Marijuana

Common Sense Advice for Parents on How to Talk About Marijuana

PHOTO: Mark Brannan Along with being an author and expert on open adoption, my dear friend Lori Lavendar Luz (Lori Holden) is a phenomenal mother and blogger! She writes about the daily joys and pains of parenting with love, common sense and and a big dose of humor. When she decided to address the issue of how to […]

Juicing is Actually Kind of Cool

Juicing is Actually Kind of Cool

PHOTO: Bertholf, Creative Commons Juicing: for some it’s old news, but after years of urging by numerous friends, I’ve finally gotten into it myself. I’d been having some health issues, and I kept hearing the same thing: “It might be your diet”… “Change your eating habits”…and over, and Over, and OVER again, “Do you juice?” […]

Grow Lights in the Closet: A Homegrown Love Story

Grow Lights in the Closet: A Homegrown Love Story

By Lynn Knox “We’ve got this gift of love, but love is like a precious plant. You can’t just accept it and leave it in the cupboard or just think it’s going to get on by itself. You’ve got to keep watering it. You’ve got to really look after it and nurture it.” –John Lennon […]