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The Underground, Part 4: A Review of Scholarly Literature About Women and Weed

The Underground, Part 4: A Review of Scholarly Literature About Women and Weed

Editor’s note: This article is a continuation of Brandie Wilson’s series, The Underground. It is a sociological analysis of the role of women in the underground cannabis economy of Humboldt County and Northern California. The first article in the series can be viewed here,   the second installment can be viewed here and the third part […]

The Underground Part 2: A Review of Non-Scholarly Literature about Women in Weed

The Underground Part 2: A Review of Non-Scholarly Literature about Women in Weed

Editor’s note: This article is a continuation of Brandie Wilson’s series, The Underground. It is a sociological analysis of the role of women in the underground cannabis economy of Humboldt County and Northern California. The first installment in the series can be read here. The majority of publicized information, discussion, and research regarding marijuana is […]

Alaskan Reporter Drops F-Bomb on Live TV, Quits to Run Dispensary

Alaskan Reporter Drops F-Bomb on Live TV, Quits to Run Dispensary

As Alaskans inch daily closer to the major vote this fall that will determine if they become the third (or fourth, if Oregon also passes their law) state to pass a law fully legalizing cannabis for all adults, things are heating up in one of the coldest states in the Union. Last night, an Alaskan […]

Denver Plays Host To Groundbreaking 2014 Marijuana for Medical Professionals Conference

Denver Plays Host To Groundbreaking 2014 Marijuana for Medical Professionals Conference

The 2014 Marijuana for Medical Professionals Conference was a groundbreaking event aimed at educating doctors on how to really use cannabis as medicine. Most doctors are currently unable to answer concerns from their patients about how to use medicinal cannabis, including questions related to dosing, THC:CBD ratios, and administration routes. Thankfully, the event effectively informed […]

Cannabis Consumers Union Changes Name to Cannabis Consumers Coalition

Cannabis Consumers Union Changes Name to Cannabis Consumers Coalition

It has only been two months since the Cannabis Consumers Coalition’s official launch and the organization has reached national attention. In July, the Cannabis Consumers Coalition announced its official launch with a press release, and within one week received a cease and desist letter from Consumer Reports, who has trademarked the name “Consumers Union.” Not […]

Cannabis Book Review: The Kitchen presented by Uptown Grow Labs

Cannabis Book Review: The Kitchen presented by Uptown Grow Labs

The Kitchen presented by Uptown Grow Labs is a magnificent and thick book with beautiful photos of cannabis, but it is also much more than a sumptuous coffee table album. In the opening pages, readers are told that if they want step-by-step grow instructions, they won’t find them in this book, although you can find step-by-step […]

Lady Business: Sabrina Fendrick

Lady Business: Sabrina Fendrick

Sabrina pictured at 3D Cannabis Center in Denver, CO – PHOTO: Diane Fornbacher/Ladybud Magazine I met Sabrina Fendrick in 2010 when we were on the NORML Women’s Alliance Steering Committee. She’s a spitfire and cannot help but to contribute to making the world a better place through drug policy reform with a strong focus on […]

Arkansas Readies Medical Marijuana Law for 2016

Arkansas Readies Medical Marijuana Law for 2016

While several states are gearing up for November with eyes on the legalization prize, Arkansas is getting ready to push forward with an initiative for the 2016 ballot. The group backing the initiative, called The 2016 Arkansas Compassionate Care Act, is touting this as one of the most liberal and comprehensive medical cannabis bills written, […]

Personalizing Medical Marijuana Treatment: PotBotics and Your Brain

Personalizing Medical Marijuana Treatment: PotBotics and Your Brain

Medical professionals in 23 states and Washington, D.C., can now legally recommend that a patient suffering from a severe or debilitating medical condition can use marijuana to help treat symptoms and side effects. But since marijuana continues to be classified as a Schedule I drug under the Controlled Substances Act, the drug has “no currently […]