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Save WAMM! The ‘Gold Standard’ Cannabis Collective

Save WAMM! The ‘Gold Standard’ Cannabis Collective

“For more than two decades, WAMM has provided the world’s best working model of a truly compassionate medical cannabis collective. WAMM has also brought healing, relief and integrative care to thousands of chronically and terminally ill members—many who otherwise could not afford this medicine—while helping pass America’s first statewide medical marijuana law. They’ve even survived […]

Lady Business: Shaleen Title of THC Staffing Group

Lady Business: Shaleen Title of THC Staffing Group

FEATURE PHOTO: Shaleen Title by Alison Heckard, Bird in Flight Photography I first met Shaleen Title at a photo shoot for Pot Couture in Brooklyn in 2010 and while that publication is no longer online, we formed a strong bond that exists in this new paradigm of cannabis legalization. She’s one of the movement’s great treasures […]

Boston Globe Publishes Letter to the Editor Praising Black Market Dealers and Growers

Boston Globe Publishes Letter to the Editor Praising Black Market Dealers and Growers

The mainstream media is quickly wising up to the shifting public opinion on marijuana and its legalization. First, the New York Times (and subsequently many other news outlets) came out calling for the legalization of cannabis. Now, another mainstream media outlet had taken an important first step. Today, the mainstream understanding of marijuana and cannabis […]

Petition Asks News York Times to Stop Testing Employees for Cannabis

Petition Asks News York Times to Stop Testing Employees for Cannabis

Despite the fact that The New York Times has taken a strong editorial position in favor of ending the failed federal prohibition on marijuana, the New York Times Company continues to unnecessarily drug test new employees for marijuana. As recent editorials demonstrate, The Times editorial board and its publisher feel strongly about ending the practice of […]

Stay Strong Dylan Farrow

Stay Strong Dylan Farrow

IMAGE: Vincent Van Gogh, Girl in White in the Woods Trigger Warning: This article discusses childhood abuse & sexual abuse. Dear Dylan Farrow, I don’t know you, and all I know about your history is what I have been able to glean from your letter, your past interview, and the records of the court case between […]

Remembering the Compassion of Peter McWilliams

Remembering the Compassion of Peter McWilliams

A special reading of A Question of Compassion, the last (unfinished) book by writer and activist Peter McWilliams, debuted on Youtube Christmas day. The Youtube channel We Remember Peter also offers additional videos featuring a wide cast of activists reading excerpts from Peter’s writings. Peter McWilliams was a self-published, New York Times best-selling author of many different types […]

Mary Jane’s High Chair

Mary Jane’s High Chair

If you’re looking for a unique holiday gift for yourself or that special someone, we’ve got just the ticket: Mary Jane’s High Chair. Whether you’re a dispensary owner, cannabis activist, rock star, or just a plain old fan of ganja, this piece of functional art would fit right into any canna-centric design theme, indoors or […]

Interview With Patricia McArdle, Amazon Grand Prize Novelist

Interview With Patricia McArdle, Amazon Grand Prize Novelist

Patricia Lynn McArdle has been travelling the globe and challenging the status quo for decades.  The solar cooking enthusiast, and retired US foreign service officer worked overseas and in Washington, D.C., from 1979–2006 as a member of the U.S. diplomatic corps. Prior to that,  she served for three years as one of the first two […]

REVIEW: What Do Women Want? Adventures In The Science Of Female Desire

REVIEW: What Do Women Want? Adventures In The Science Of Female Desire

Admittedly, I was a little put off just by the title of this book, well, not the title but the author, Daniel Bergner. My first thought was, how dare a man write a book on what women want. How dare anyone write a book on what half the population wants, sexually. That was an unfair and […]