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Denver Plays Host To Groundbreaking 2014 Marijuana for Medical Professionals Conference

Denver Plays Host To Groundbreaking 2014 Marijuana for Medical Professionals Conference

The 2014 Marijuana for Medical Professionals Conference was a groundbreaking event aimed at educating doctors on how to really use cannabis as medicine. Most doctors are currently unable to answer concerns from their patients about how to use medicinal cannabis, including questions related to dosing, THC:CBD ratios, and administration routes. Thankfully, the event effectively informed […]

Illegal Medicine: The Struggle of A Southern Medical Marijuana Activist

Illegal Medicine: The Struggle of A Southern Medical Marijuana Activist

I find it surreal, this world I live in…a world that feels like a dream of how the future is not supposed to be. Ours is a world full of people who are suffering, living with pain that could be eased by a plant… a simple, beautiful flower. But they may not be allowed to […]

POEM: Paradigm Shift

POEM: Paradigm Shift

This shifting paradigm After all the battles Afield have come To this new time Activists into entrepreneurs Others new to the game Some no concern for the battle Only the cash in hand We’re all mixed in together Suits khaki ties buttoned down Tie-dye jeans sandals Blazers sensible dresses Patent leather shoes Tomato farmers Cannabis […]

Lady Business: Debby Goldsberry

Lady Business: Debby Goldsberry

PHOTO CREDIT: Diane R. Fornbacher/LADYBUD Magazine Debby Goldsberry has been involved in cannabis activism since 1988, and she attended her first smoke-in in 1986, which means she has been fighting to repeal prohibition for 25 years. In those 25 years, she has founded or been on the board of a number of influential businesses and […]

Glioblastoma, Memories, and Cannabis: Brain Tumor Awareness Month

Glioblastoma, Memories, and Cannabis: Brain Tumor Awareness Month

I vividly remember the day I learned my father had a brain tumor. I was staying with my mother at my cousin’s house, near the hospital where I was getting chemotherapy for my own cancer. I was about to go on a walk – I tried to do some kind of exercise every day because […]

Gov. Christie, Colorado Has The Quality Of Life Our Family Wants

Gov. Christie, Colorado Has The Quality Of Life Our Family Wants

“For the people who are enamored with the idea with the income, the tax revenue from this, go to Colorado and see if you want to live there. See if you want to live in a major city in Colorado where there’s head shops popping up on every corner and people flying into your airport […]

SWAT’s Up: Michigan Cops Arrest and Charge Ganja Grandmother

SWAT’s Up: Michigan Cops Arrest and Charge Ganja Grandmother

Some days in Michigan, it’s hard to remember that we’re making progress. Even as public opinion has turned against the War on Drugs, law enforcement continues to crack down on cannabis users and growers, including licensed growers and caregivers. Given the economic condition of our state, it is beyond frustrating to see copious police resources […]

Mother/Activist Paula Joana Confronts Governor Chris Christie

Mother/Activist Paula Joana Confronts Governor Chris Christie

PHOTO: Lefty Grimes/Sativa Cross By now, many of you have already seen the footage of Paula Joana confronting New Jersey Governor Chris Christie yesterday at a town hall meeting in Fairfield. If you haven’t seen it already, here it is. Have some tissues handy before pressing play: Video credit: Lefty Grimes/Sativa Cross I wanted to […]

Lady Business: Colorado Growhouse Realtor Rona Hanson

Lady Business: Colorado Growhouse Realtor Rona Hanson

Image: Vanessa Waltz/Silverkind Cannabis Jewelry Rona Hanson is Colorado’s next real estate agent.  Her company specializes in finding properties where people can safely grow marijuana in Colorado; her slogan is “Need Room to Grow?” Although marijuana has been legalized in Colorado for both recreational and medicinal purposes and state residents are legally allowed to grow marijuana, there […]

Mormon-Inspired Medicated Jello, A  Caretaker’s Dream

Mormon-Inspired Medicated Jello, A Caretaker’s Dream

PHOTO: Andrea Pacheco, Creative Commons As parents, caretakers, physicians and all types of nurses and allied health professionals come to realize, respect, and acknowledge the benefits of cannabis, many are faced with the question of how best to administer the essential, extracted oils of the cannabis plant. From butter to oil to tinctures to crampy […]