LADY BUSINESS: Madeline Martinez of the World Famous Cannabis Cafe

LADY BUSINESS: Madeline Martinez of the World Famous Cannabis Cafe

Madeline Martinez, sole proprietress of the World Famous Cannabis Cafe, is a board member of the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (NORML) and one of the founding members of the NORML Women’s Alliance (NWA) Foundation. A grandmother of six and former police officer, she knows the failures of prohibition and is aware of the very […]

[NSFW] You Made Me Gay

[NSFW] You Made Me Gay

Living in San Francisco, it seems antiquated to think so many homosexual men and women are still in the closet. Our city prides itself in street festivals full of wrinkly old men walking around with their balls strangled in cock rings for all to see, admire and stare at in awkward confusion. We live in an amazing city, but […]

PLAYLIST: Such Great Heights

PLAYLIST: Such Great Heights

Photo: Apple’s Revenge This playlist named itself when I added the song “Such Great Heights” by The Postal Service – it just seemed fitting. The music is upbeat and positive; the kind of music you can toke to. I didn’t intend for it to be as eclectic as it is, but I suppose it’s a fair […]

UPDATE: Moms for Marijuana Quilt FOUND, Kinda

UPDATE: Moms for Marijuana Quilt FOUND, Kinda

UPDATE:U.S. panel portion of the Cannabis Quilt was found by the side of the road after an anonymous tip notified Moms of the whereabouts. International panel still missing. The group issued a press release saying:  “Words cannot express our gratitude to our canna-family, the community and the media for all your help. The search is still […]

Rethinking the Old “First Trimester Rules”

Rethinking the Old “First Trimester Rules”

PHOTO CREDIT: Toni Agosta ~ Shutterboxx Photography of Diane Fornbacher  DISCLAIMER: Though we encourage all women to think for themselves when it comes to their own bodies and child-rearing, please know that if you choose to consume cannabis during pregnancy and test positive for it, the law may get involved through your healthcare provider if […]

Jenna V. Loceff’s Five Beauty Essentials

Jenna V. Loceff’s Five Beauty Essentials

I am not a typical girlie girl who takes long showers every morning, shaves my legs and blow dries my hair, but I do have an arsenal of products I couldn’t live without. Acure Argan Oil I know Argan Oil has recently come on the scene as the magic cure-all; from repairing split ends to minimizing wrinkles and softening […]

You Are What You Eat: Naturopathic Medicine Works

You Are What You Eat: Naturopathic Medicine Works

“I noticed a dime size spot on her scalp when she was about a year and a half.” For little Eliza, foods she has eaten have broken down her immune system and left her susceptible to a difficult and little-studied disease—Alopecia Universalis. “I thought it was from sleeping on one side more than the other,” […]

LADY BUSINESS: Jane Klein, Growing a Cannabis Activist Empire

LADY BUSINESS: Jane Klein, Growing a Cannabis Activist Empire

Photos by Angela Bacca unless otherwise noted.  Is it embarrassing in this day and age to say that I really didn’t know who Jane Klein was besides being the wife of a world famous cannabis botanist? I, like most cannabis enthusiasts am familiar with her husband, Ed Rosenthal. For about forty years, Ed’s been a […]

Fighting Against My Own Nature As an Introvert to Make Change

Fighting Against My Own Nature As an Introvert to Make Change

Make no mistake about it, I am an introvert. I like to read, write and watch old television shows by myself. My husband often complains that I hole up in my room, ignoring the whole family. This may be true. This is because I am an introvert and I crave solitude. However, when I watched […]

REVIEW: Essie Nail Polish

REVIEW: Essie Nail Polish

Admittedly, I am a little late jumping onto the nail polish bandwagon. Last year, total U.S. nail polish sails spiked to $768 million, a 32% spike over 2011,with no sign of slowing in 2013. Essie Nail Polish is my newest beauty obsession. I have rationally never been one for nail polishes, I can’t sit still for […]