cannabinoids

Dissecting Sanjay Gupta’s New View On Marijuana

Dissecting Sanjay Gupta’s New View On Marijuana

Ladybud Magazine Managing Editor, Angela Bacca, and I sat down to discuss Sanjay Gupta’s CNN Special on medical marijuana and why he changed his opinion on it. It also touches on a topic I recently discussed on the myth of the “marijuana withdrawal.” MARYJANE DOE: I just watched the Sanjay Gupta better-than-the-typical-mainstream-hit-piece on CNN, and I […]

How Black Kids With Sickle Cell Anemia Get Screwed By The War On Drugs

How Black Kids With Sickle Cell Anemia Get Screwed By The War On Drugs

During my pediatric rotation in nursing school, there was a young boy, about 12-years-old, whom I’ll refer to as Zackary*, who suffered from sickle cell anemia. He was African American, lived in the inner city, loved football and basketball and his favorite subject in school was science. He was just a regular kid who wanted […]

The Origins of K2 “Spice” Synthetic Cannabis And Why It Is So Dangerous

The Origins of K2 “Spice” Synthetic Cannabis And Why It Is So Dangerous

Its street names, appearing first in Europe around 2004 and in subsequent years on the streets of the United States, evoke cosmic experiences in far-off places: “K2” references the world’s second-highest mountain without any hint of the tranquility in the name of its taller neighbor, Everest; “Spice” alludes to the sci-fi novel Dune with its compelling descriptions […]