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Could Pennsylvania Regulate Cannabis Like Alcohol?

Could Pennsylvania Regulate Cannabis Like Alcohol?

Legalizing recreational and even medical cannabis is a process that seems to strain the capabilities of state governments. For one reason or another, most states have struggled to create and implement a working regulatory framework and rollout both medical and recreational cannabis legalization. Even in states that have managed to hit their own deadlines, many […]

Amber Guyger and the Thin Blue Line

Amber Guyger and the Thin Blue Line

When the story of Botham Jean’s murder first made national headlines, the first reaction of many people was to feel angry. Many people worried, imagining the suffering of his family and believing that there was very little chance that the cop responsible for his death would ever see any sort of consequence. There’s good reason […]

Dr. Bronner’s Donates Toward Oregon Psilocybin Effort

Dr. Bronner’s Donates Toward Oregon Psilocybin Effort

Psychedelic research and legalization measures have historically been somewhat controversial, with many businesses choosing to stay far away from an issue that they believe could potentially alienate some of their customer base. However, some companies recognize that psychedelics and legalization fit in perfectly with their branding. Dr. Bronner’s Miracle Soap is a company that has […]

Chemist Synthesizes Potent Cannabis Acids

Chemist Synthesizes Potent Cannabis Acids

Not very many medical scientists can say that they have devoted a significant portion of their career toward researching cannabis. Even those that have an interest in the topic often find themselves waging political battles and struggling to gain traction in this highly contested area of research. Thankfully, not every country has as inappropriately restrictive […]

Legal Cannabis Isn’t a Threat To Your Dog

Legal Cannabis Isn’t a Threat To Your Dog

With the rise in adult recreational cannabis legalization has come push back on just about every aspect of legalization you can imagine. For a while, people were quick to point to reports of individuals overdosing on cannabis. Please note that while there has never been a report of a fatal overdose related to cannabis use […]

A Man Died in Prison After Serving 26 Years for Cannabis

A Man Died in Prison After Serving 26 Years for Cannabis

It seems unfair and tragic that people still sit in jail for cannabis crimes when the plant has been legalized in so many places that millions of adults across North America can legally and safely use cannabis for either recreational or medical purposes. Unfortunately, social justice attached to cannabis legalization has been much slower to […]

Protecting Yourself From Contaminated Vape Cartridges

Protecting Yourself From Contaminated Vape Cartridges

For years, individuals in the cannabis community have pointed to vaporizing, topical applications, and edible cannabis products as less-harm options that should be available to anyone. While it certainly is true that inhaling combusted plant smoke is not the optimal way to ingest cannabinoids, that doesn’t inherently mean it is the least safe option. The […]

DEA Will (Possibly) Allow More Federal Grow Applicants

DEA Will (Possibly) Allow More Federal Grow Applicants

Ladybud has been following Dr. Suzanne Sisley’s research attempts for multiple years. From the end of her study at the University of Arizona to her recent lawsuits related to the quality of federally provided cannabis, Dr. Sisley’s career has pushed the boundaries of what was medically acceptable and legally allowable for cannabis research in the […]

Just Say No to Corporate Cannabis

Just Say No to Corporate Cannabis

A few years ago, looking up marijuana news headlines would net a rash of articles about drug arrests as well as political efforts to change the broken cannabis policies in the United States. These days, the cannabis news cycle features primarily stories of new legalization efforts, celebrities backing or founding cannabis companies, and the potential […]

Landlord and Tenant Rights Conflict Over Cannabis

Landlord and Tenant Rights Conflict Over Cannabis

One of the most frustrating issues with cannabis legalization is how social issues seem to constantly crop up around legalization in different states. For example, employers in states that have legalized cannabis can still discriminate against their workers, even if they have a medical recommendation for the plant. In some cases, workers who use cannabis […]