alcohol

Infographic: Beer Versus Wine, Oktoberfest Edition

Infographic: Beer Versus Wine, Oktoberfest Edition

Just because most of Ladybud’s readers and writers would rather unwind with a spliff at the end of a hard day doesn’t mean that we can’t appreciate a good glass of wine or a well-crafted beer as well. Considering that it’s Oktoberfest, the traditional harvest celebration where the bounty of the earth is celebrated via […]

CBD Helps Lab Animals Kick Cocaine and Alcohol Addictions

CBD Helps Lab Animals Kick Cocaine and Alcohol Addictions

A recent study published in the journal Alcohol and Alcholism shows what cannabis activists have been saying for years may be right: medical marijuana may present a real tool to help people who struggle with severe drug addiction. Specifically, the study looked at the effects of cannabidiol (CBD) on the drug-seeking behavior of animals addicted […]

Are Marijuana Medibles The New Date Rape Drug? Not Likely

Are Marijuana Medibles The New Date Rape Drug? Not Likely

Prohibitionists in Florida are getting really desperate.  The Vote No on 2 campaign clearly knows that it’s fighting an uphill battle: 88% of people in Florida reportedly support medical marijuana legalization in the state, according to a poll released last month. They’ve tried all the standard fear tactics already. “Think of the children” has clearly […]

Colorado Cannabis Industry Reacts to PA Senator Leach’s Tour

Colorado Cannabis Industry Reacts to PA Senator Leach’s Tour

PA Senator Daylin Leach (D-Montgomery) giving the thumbs-up at 3D Cannabis Center in Denver, CO – PHOTO: Diane Fornbacher Before my family and I moved from Collingswood, New Jersey to Highlands Ranch, Colorado, I had already been in contact with Pennsylvania State Senator Daylin Leach (D-Montgomery) because he’s been such a proponent of medical cannabis […]

Center for Disease Control: Alcohol Kills 1 in 10 Americans

Center for Disease Control: Alcohol Kills 1 in 10 Americans

As an advocate for cannabis legalization, we often times cite that alcohol is much more dangerous than cannabis will ever be, and cannabis is in fact is not dangerous at all by comparison. Sometimes we’ll even hear from some members of the population during the course of our work that “alcohol should be made illegal” […]

Marijuana Prohibition Again in Denver Parks

Marijuana Prohibition Again in Denver Parks

On Thursday, June 12, 2014, a new law is to be implemented in City of Denver parks: the consumption, use, display, transfer, distribution, sale, or growth of marijuana in any park will be prohibited. Infractions will be punishable with a $150 fine, escalating with repeat offenses. This new rule will be in effect for all […]

Fixin’ Stupid: The War on Weed 2.0

Fixin’ Stupid: The War on Weed 2.0

The trouble with the world is that the stupid are cocksure and the intelligent are full of doubt.                                                        -Bertrand Russell What is it about Marijuana that is worth […]

What to Pack for a Visit to Colorado

What to Pack for a Visit to Colorado

PHOTO: Above Timberline Falls/Steven Bratman The Centennial State is full of majestic vistas, namely the Rocky Mountains due just west of Denver. As the city prepares for free-thinkers and curiosity seekers during the week leading up to April 20th, please remember that the Mile High City isn’t just called that because cannabis laws are more […]

Dispensing Discrimination Against Dispensaries: Why is Medical Cannabis Signage Regulated?

Dispensing Discrimination Against Dispensaries: Why is Medical Cannabis Signage Regulated?

PHOTO: Phillip Pessar, Creative Commons Anywhere you drive in America, you are bombarded by strategically placed signage advertising a plethora of products to consumers on their daily commutes. Major retail chains and event centers advertise on billboards, along with alcohol and pharmaceutical companies. Businesses are allowed a certain amount of signage according to their community […]