legal weed

Philadelphia Decriminalization Already Paying Dividends in First Month

Philadelphia Decriminalization Already Paying Dividends in First Month

On October 20, 2014, the City of Philadelphia enacted an ordinance that authorized City of Philadelphia police to charge a summary citation (similar to a traffic ticket) instead of a misdemeanor narcotics offense. In 2012 activists with Philly NORML, a local chapter of the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws, investigated the police […]

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 […]

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 […]

Uruguay Looking for Cannabis Growers for Legal Marijuana Program

Uruguay Looking for Cannabis Growers for Legal Marijuana Program

When the United States government is pathetically failing in attempts to justify its decades old war on cannabis, a country to the south is hard at work on nationalized legalization. In fact, the government in Uruguay is looking to sign up a few good pot growers! Although it now appears that rollout of the legal […]

My Pot Plant Does Not Want to Eat Your Kid

My Pot Plant Does Not Want to Eat Your Kid

Witches Weed at 3D Cannabis Center in Denver/PHOTO: Diane Fornbacher for Ladybud Magazine I live in Highlands Ranch, CO in Douglas County, which is one of the more conservative counties when it comes to cannabis. There are no dispensaries here. We have to grow our own quietly indoors because we definitely can’t do it outdoors. That’s true […]

High, Colorado: Visiting Denver in the Age of Legal Weed

High, Colorado: Visiting Denver in the Age of Legal Weed

I’ve been reading about it – and writing about it – for a while now: weed is legal in Colorado! But nothing could have truly prepared me for my first visit to Colorado since Adult Use stores have opened. See, I’m a tourist in Denver  – a little business, a little lot of pleasure – […]

The Traveling Toker: Smoking Weed in Amsterdam

The Traveling Toker: Smoking Weed in Amsterdam

PHOTOS: Laura Notini Amsterdam is definitely a must-see destination for the traveling toker. The city is famous for the hundreds of coffeeshops that call it home, places where anyone over the age of 18 can purchase and consume marijuana without fear of criminal consequences. A coffeeshop is a place of community to share with old […]