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Want to Decrease BHO Explosions? Legalize Cannabis Extracts!

Want to Decrease BHO Explosions? Legalize Cannabis Extracts!

The headlines are rather inflammatory: “Police:Marijuana Wax Can Be Explosive,” “Hash Oil Lab Fires A Growing, Explosive Threat In Contra Costa County,” and even the simple “Hash Oil Explosion Leaves at Least 2 Critically Burned.” The fear-mongering about hash oil explosions has been going on for a while, but the tone remains as hysterical as […]

Marijuanderlust: The Secret Cup in Lil’ Rhodie

Marijuanderlust: The Secret Cup in Lil’ Rhodie

 I’m sitting at a long white table in a folding chair surrounded by bearded men in hats decorated with pins and 15 different ways to do a dab. The room is brightly lit, and I dig through my own bag to find the small silicone container I’ve got my errl in. Mostly everyone has slabs, […]

Claim Your Reclaim & the Wonders of Silicone

Claim Your Reclaim & the Wonders of Silicone

For some of us, there’s nothing quite as exciting as trying your hand at alchemy.  Alchemy is a broad term for mixing elements and compounds to produce something else.  Whenever I use that word, it’s referring to one of my medicinal creations.  One online dictionary defines it as “any magical power or process of transmuting […]

Happy 7/10 from Ladybud!

Happy 7/10 from Ladybud!

There are holidays that require a family gathering and cooking a meal, and then there are days that are just meant to lighten your step a little. July 10th is to dab-lovers what 4/20 is for the average cannabis enthusiast. Today, lovely Ladybud readers, is Dab Day. If you’re not familiar with cannabis concentrate culture, […]

INFOGRAPHIC: An Introduction to Vaporizable Cannabis Oil

INFOGRAPHIC: An Introduction to Vaporizable Cannabis Oil

Weedmaps, a website that helps people locate dispensaries, has released a special infographic in celebration of 7/10 this year. Unlike a lot of media and information about cannabis concentrates or dabs, this particular infographic has some excellent, basic information geared toward those still learning about BHO, oil, wax, or dabs.   Although there is some […]

Recipe: Strawberry Fields Forever Bake

Recipe: Strawberry Fields Forever Bake

Summer is in full swing, and that can only mean one thing: fresh, seasonal strawberries are finally available for purchase. Sure, the convenience of big box grocery stores means that strawberries are now available year-round, but when it comes to flavor, you can’t beat a strawberry grown locally, picked recently, and ripened in the sun […]

Dabbin’ Dames: A Lady’s Guide to BHO and Vaporizing Cannabis Concentrates

Dabbin’ Dames: A Lady’s Guide to BHO and Vaporizing Cannabis Concentrates

PHOTO: OG Kush by Andy Haggis Disclaimer: This article assumes that cannabis users enjoying BHO/concentrates are doing so safely. This means using concentrates made from high-quality, organic flower with no residual solvent or contaminant present. Vera recommends having at least one lab analysis available for any oil-maker whose product you are considering. The author, an oil-maker, […]

New Rules for Cannabis in Colorado – a Bane or a Boon?

New Rules for Cannabis in Colorado – a Bane or a Boon?

PHOTO: Diane Fornbacher/Ladybud Magazine The Marijuana Enforcement Division of Colorado has released a new set of permanent rules governing the nascent cannabis industry in that state.  In response to a recent article that appeared in the Denver Westword Blog, some have been quick to criticize these guidelines, implying that they’re effectively banning solvent-based extracts, or […]

My Dad’s Dabble With Dabs

My Dad’s Dabble With Dabs

There’s been a lot of hype in the popular press lately about the use of butane hash oil (BHO), also referred to as “dabs.” Reports suggesting that dabs can lead to wild and immediate addiction or that the process of extracting the oil is going to blow up your house, AND YOUR ENTIRE NEIGHBORHOOD!!! are […]