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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 […]

INFOGRAPHIC: How do Fast Food Salads Compare with Burgers?

INFOGRAPHIC: How do Fast Food Salads Compare with Burgers?

The kids are screaming. You were stuck at work late, and there’s still cleaning and homework waiting for you. So when one of the minors in the backseat starts chanting “french fries, french fries, french fries,” as you drive past the franchise deep-fried fast food eatery, you find yourself turning into their drive-through. Now you’re […]

INFOGRAPHIC: Legalized Marijuana and Its Impact on Colorado and Washington

INFOGRAPHIC: Legalized Marijuana and Its Impact on Colorado and Washington

Did you know that recreational cannabis consumers in the state of Colorado consume about 784 pounds of marijuana a day? Or that estimates indicate as much as 90% of retail sales of recreational marijuana in the rural parts of the state of Colorado involve someone from out of state? That means that 90% of retail […]

INFOGRAPHIC: How Big is the Drug Trade?

INFOGRAPHIC: How Big is the Drug Trade?

Did you know that estimates indicate the United States consumes as much as 40% of the world’s illicit drugs? Or that Pablo Escobar wrote off businesses losses from rats chewing on his giant bags of money? A recently published inforgraphic, available on the Top Criminal Justice Schools website, shows some interesting facts about the global […]

INFOGRAPHIC: 5 Myths about the Criminal Justice Field

INFOGRAPHIC: 5 Myths about the Criminal Justice Field

Many people’s exposure to the criminal justice system is limited to what they see on television or what they experience first hand (often just traffic tickets). The reality of working in criminal justice is quite different than it appears on flashy procedural police dramas. Portland State University produced an interesting infographic about some of the […]

Know Your Rights: Music Festival Edition with Flowchart

Know Your Rights: Music Festival Edition with Flowchart

The “Know Your Rights” infographic – A Police encounter “Flow Chart” A lot of people write me asking how they should have handled a negative encounter they had with the police at a music festival or rave. I keep hearing phrases like, “I wish I had known that I didn’t have to make a statement” […]

INFOGRAPHIC: Maternity Leave by Country

INFOGRAPHIC: Maternity Leave by Country

The staff over at The Atlantic are always working on cutting-edge investigative pieces with real social impact. Sometimes, this means looking at certain national issues through a larger, global lens. As a means of examining the a long-stalled bill intended to guarantee maternity leave to women workers in the United States, The Atlantic republished an […]

INFOGRAPHIC: Florida Drug Arrests by County, Ratio of Total Arrests

INFOGRAPHIC: Florida Drug Arrests by County, Ratio of Total Arrests

Florida is well-known for being one of the most aggressive states in the War on Drugs. A Florida law firm that specializes in criminal defense, Falk & Ross, PA, has released an infographic analyzing arrest rates for drugs across the state of Florida. According to their website, Druglaws.org, Florida has the highest drug crime rate […]

What Marijuana Prohibition Is Really Costing Us: An Illustrated Infographic to Share With Family, Friends, and Prohibitionists

What Marijuana Prohibition Is Really Costing Us: An Illustrated Infographic to Share With Family, Friends, and Prohibitionists

Every year, the federal government spends $20 billion on marijuana prohibition — money that is mostly directed at arresting and incarcerating individuals with small personal amounts of marijuana. This means instead of hiring new teachers, creating new libraries or improving national road systems, the United States is allocating its vital resources toward the prevention of […]