Madeline Martinez

Denver, CO: Ladybud Magazine Celebrates 2nd Anniversary April 18 during 420 Weekend Festivities

Denver, CO: Ladybud Magazine Celebrates 2nd Anniversary April 18 during 420 Weekend Festivities

Ladybud Magazine’s 2nd Anniversary & Relaunch will be celebrated in beautiful Denver, Colorado at sophisticated Point Gallery in the Santa Fe Arts District during the biggest weekend in cannabis culture.We honor the work of Ladybud, its writers and supporters with a night of music, speakers, silent auction and dancing! This event’s primary sponsors are MiNDFUL & MARIMIND Consulting. Many […]

‘Tis the Season: Cool Winter Holiday Gift Ideas from Ladybud Magazine

‘Tis the Season: Cool Winter Holiday Gift Ideas from Ladybud Magazine

If you’re planning on blowing the hemp socks off of any of your loved ones this holiday season, you will heed well to the following gift suggestions from Ladybud staff and our friends. We’ve got the intel on some of the best products for free thinkers to celebrate the season! Some of the great women business owners […]

New Rules for Cannabis in Colorado – a Bane or a Boon?

New Rules for Cannabis in Colorado – a Bane or a Boon?

PHOTO: Diane Fornbacher/Ladybud Magazine The Marijuana Enforcement Division of Colorado has released a new set of permanent rules governing the nascent cannabis industry in that state.  In response to a recent article that appeared in the Denver Westword Blog, some have been quick to criticize these guidelines, implying that they’re effectively banning solvent-based extracts, or […]

NORML Women’s Alliance Welcomes Unconventional Foundation for Autism’s Mieko Hester Perez, HIGH TIMES Magazine Rick Cusick to Board of Directors

NORML Women’s Alliance Welcomes Unconventional Foundation for Autism’s Mieko Hester Perez, HIGH TIMES Magazine Rick Cusick to Board of Directors

Two leaders from the cannabis industry have been newly elected to the NORML Women’s Alliance Foundation Board of Directors.  Rick Cusick and Mieko Hester-Perez bring a wealth of organizational development and leadership support to NORML Women’s Alliance Foundations’ goals. The NORML Women’s Alliance Board of Directors is a select group of individuals, from a variety […]

Portland, OR: NORML Women’s Alliance Foundation To Host Fundraiser At The World Famous Cannabis Cafe

Portland, OR: NORML Women’s Alliance Foundation To Host Fundraiser At The World Famous Cannabis Cafe

Sunday, September 29th 2013 marks the first Pacific Northwest kick off event for the newly formed National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws Women’s Alliance Foundation (NWAF). The “High Tea” fundraiser will be hosted by Madeline Martinez, NORML Women’s Alliance Founding Board Member, at the World Famous Cannabis Cafe. The fundraiser will begin at noon and […]

Colorado’s First Legal 4/20: NORML Women’s Alliance Wake N’ Bake

Colorado’s First Legal 4/20: NORML Women’s Alliance Wake N’ Bake

Denver, CO- Well, it’s 4/21, early in the morning the day after. It’s a slow moving morning high in the Rockies, the sun is eye-level and sunglasses are useless. Downtown Denver is already alive with commerce. The city’s lodging has been booked-full of activists and stoners, domestic and international, and interested others who have joined […]

Mexicans Are Awesome, Marijuana Is Too!

Mexicans Are Awesome, Marijuana Is Too!

As a cannabis activist, I think it’s helpful to have some understanding about how prohibition began. For me, I began to form my opinion after reading from Jack Herer’s book, The Emperor Wears No Clothes. I know the term “marijuana” was created by William Randolph Hearst’s yellow journalism. I also know his newspapers had a huge […]

4/21: NORML Women’s Alliance Wake & Bake

4/21: NORML Women’s Alliance Wake & Bake

  Republished with special permission from Weedist. The NORML Women’s Alliance  is hosting a Wake-N-Bake to celebrate the launch of their new foundation. Set for Sunday, April 21st, 2013 in Denver Colorado, the event promises the opportunity to network with some of the nation’s leading movers and shakers in the marijuana law reform movement. Denver is the hot spot […]

LADY BUSINESS: Madeline Martinez of the World Famous Cannabis Cafe

LADY BUSINESS: Madeline Martinez of the World Famous Cannabis Cafe

Madeline Martinez, sole proprietress of the World Famous Cannabis Cafe, is a board member of the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (NORML) and one of the founding members of the NORML Women’s Alliance (NWA) Foundation. A grandmother of six and former police officer, she knows the failures of prohibition and is aware of the very […]