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Ladybud Writer Picks for End of Year Giving 2015

Ladybud Writer Picks for End of Year Giving 2015

Below readers will find organizations and individuals who have helped the medicinal and adult use cannabis cause as well as overall drug policy reform (which includes shining light on reducing for-profit prisons, juvenile detention, prisoner/family support). These organizations and individuals deserve our financial support for their work as it benefits us all on a national […]

Year End Giving: Ladybud Magazine Reader Favorites

Year End Giving: Ladybud Magazine Reader Favorites

It’s almost 2015 but not quite yet! That means it’s time for end-of-year giving. While there are over a million charitable organizations from which to choose, Ladybud Magazine asked readers and staff to suggest a few that are their favorites. Some of the organizations might be recognizable but we’ve made a special effort to include […]

Today is the Last Day to Help Crowdfund the Legalization of Psychedelic Therapy

Today is the Last Day to Help Crowdfund the Legalization of Psychedelic Therapy

UPDATE: While the Indiegogo campaign is closed after raising $130,888, MAPS is still accepting donations toward this legalization push. Although the campaign perks are no longer available, those wishing to support this excellent organization can donate by following this link. They also accept Bitcoin donations. Today is the last day to contribute to the Indiegogo […]

Psychedelic Medicine in Mainstream Media? Sanjay Gupta Looks at Psychedelics

Psychedelic Medicine in Mainstream Media? Sanjay Gupta Looks at Psychedelics

Having helped begin the recent mainstream media conversation about medical marijuana and the fact that children are dying due to a lack of safe access, Sanjay Gupta is definitely beloved by many in the legalization movement. Now, he’s setting his sights even higher, focusing on psychedelic medicine in a brief segment aired recently on CNN. […]

Legalizing Psychedelic Therapy with Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies

Legalizing Psychedelic Therapy with Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies

What is psychedelic therapy? Psychedelic therapy is a mode of treatment that uses psychedelic drugs (such as LSD, MDMA, psilocybin, ibogaine, ayahuasca, or others) to enhance the effectiveness of therapy. Psychedelic therapy is only administered a small number of times, as opposed to traditional drug-based treatments which require patients to take medications every day, sometimes for […]

PTSD Study May Move Ahead, Doctor Appealing Her Firing

PTSD Study May Move Ahead, Doctor Appealing Her Firing

The University of Arizona, the school that fired cannabis research Doctor Suzanne Sisley shortly before her groundbreaking study on  cannabis’ use for treatment of PTSD in military veterans was scheduled to begin, is now asking the organization funding the study if they can keep the money and assign someone else to the project. The school […]

Medical Psychedelics: Amanita Muscaria, My Little Mushroom Friend

Medical Psychedelics: Amanita Muscaria, My Little Mushroom Friend

NOTICE: This is a first-person account of a personal experience with an entheogen. It is not an endorsement or an admonishment of the practice. Ladybud Magazine/Libertae LLC is not legally responsible for reader experiences that may/may not take place after reading this riveting article. I didn’t start that day planning on eating 13g of dried […]

Tis the Time for End of Year Giving

Tis the Time for End of Year Giving

Here at Ladybud Magazine, it is no secret that we want the Drug War to end. However, we are not just interested in that form of human rights progress alone — we care about all kinds of things! There are only two days to contribute for 2013 to organizations that work hard to create a […]

PLAYLIST: Yoga Mix – Music to Get Your “Om” On

PLAYLIST: Yoga Mix – Music to Get Your “Om” On

I know it’s not the purest approach, but I love doing yoga to good music. I wish I could find a meditative state the organic way, and sit in utter silence while clearing out all the crappy negative thoughts residing deep in the recesses of my unconscious, and sometimes conscious, mind. I have double the […]