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Recipe: Chill-Chasing Hot Spiced Apple Cider

Recipe: Chill-Chasing Hot Spiced Apple Cider

Fall is beginning its mad rush toward winter, and the temperature is dropping. In some parts of the country, there’s snow on the ground this morning. I had to kick through several inches of it this morning.  When it starting frosting and snowing, that means it’s time to stave off the cold with some hot […]

Last Day to Sign Up for Witch Camp Boot Camp with Maia Toll of Herbiary

Last Day to Sign Up for Witch Camp Boot Camp with Maia Toll of Herbiary

For those Ladybud readers who are looking to more deeply explore themselves and their inner workings, Witch Boot Camp with Maia Toll may very well be a way to do so in a guided manner. Maia Toll is one of the expert herablists assocaited with the Herbiary, and she regularly blogs about writing, spirituality and […]

Where Are People Voting About Cannabis Today?

Where Are People Voting About Cannabis Today?

In Alaska,citizens will vote on Ballot Measure 2, which will create a retail industry for marijuana sales and give the state government the authority to tax recreational cannabis as well. In Oregon, voters will be weighing in on Measure 91, which would also create a legal framework for the production and sale of recreational marijuana […]

Dr. Daddio, CGI’s Wanda James, to Discuss Cannabis in Denver’s African American Community

Dr. Daddio, CGI’s Wanda James, to Discuss Cannabis in Denver’s African American Community

Wanda James, Managing Partner of Cannabis Global Initiative (CGI), will join the legendary Dr. Daddio this Saturday, October 18, 2014 on AM 760. Dr. Daddio’s show, “Real Talk 760 – Real Life, Real Solutions,” addresses issues affecting Colorado’s African American communities. Topics such as crime prevention, health, economics and politics are routinely discussed. With the […]

#UNACCEPTABLE : No Safe Access to Medical Marijuana Means Seizures for Sick Kids

#UNACCEPTABLE : No Safe Access to Medical Marijuana Means Seizures for Sick Kids

This past Tuesday, October 14th, 2014, activists gathered out from of the Public Health Department in Boston, Massachusetts to express their frustration with the state’s inaction regarding the voter-approved medical marijuana law. Dozens of citizens with signs marched, chanted, and gave speeches demanding immediate action on the part of the state. Two years after medical […]

South Florida Sun Sentinel Backs Florida Medical Marijuana Law, Amendment 2

South Florida Sun Sentinel Backs Florida Medical Marijuana Law, Amendment 2

Early next month, voters in Florida will get to decide whether the Sunshine State is ready to offer its citizens safe, legal access to medical marijuana. Amendment 2 has a well-organized opposition, the No on 2 campaign, which has been warning about medibles marketed to kids and marijuana cookies being used as tools for date […]

Oregon’s Portland Hempstalk: Cannabis Festival or Police State?

Oregon’s Portland Hempstalk: Cannabis Festival or Police State?

Hempstalk took place September 26th & 27th at the Tom McCall Waterfront Park located in downtown Portland. Despite the events rocky history with the Portland Police Department, founder & organizer Paul Stanford managed to pull off the event at the serious cost of banning all marijuana use at the festival. Many OMMP cardholders (including myself) […]

Poem: Flash Bang Grenade Paragon

Poem: Flash Bang Grenade Paragon

Burn our babies Break our doors Flashbang grenade Flashbacks Track back Too many To count Bodies burning Shots fired No recourse America Confidence broken Where are we Where are we What has become of us?   Photo Credit: ePi.Longo (CC BY-SA 3.0) via Flickr

Grand Jury Fails to Bring Charges in Flash Bomb Incident; Cops Not Responsible

Grand Jury Fails to Bring Charges in Flash Bomb Incident; Cops Not Responsible

In a predictable but outrageous turn of events, the Georgia Grand Jury reviewing the botched raid earlier this year that left Bounkham “Bou Bou” Phonesavanh’s face and torso severely damaged and burned decided that the police were not responsible for his injuries. For those not familiar with the case, the Habersham County SWAT team burst […]