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Lady Health: Top 5 Strains to Curb Appetite

Lady Health: Top 5 Strains to Curb Appetite

PHOTO: ‘Blue Dream’ by Andy Haggis The popularity of using cannabis as a dietary tool has taken over social media and self-proclaimed gym enthusiasts alike. Contrary to weed’s signature munchy-inducing reputation, certain strains produce a cannabinoid that actually suppresses hunger. THC-V (or tetrahydrocannabivarin) is a psychoactive cannabinoid that curbs appetite and responsible for the “psychedelic” […]

Cannabis Book Review: The Kitchen presented by Uptown Grow Labs

Cannabis Book Review: The Kitchen presented by Uptown Grow Labs

The Kitchen presented by Uptown Grow Labs is a magnificent and thick book with beautiful photos of cannabis, but it is also much more than a sumptuous coffee table album. In the opening pages, readers are told that if they want step-by-step grow instructions, they won’t find them in this book, although you can find step-by-step […]

The Gateway Theory Revisited and Proved Possible?

The Gateway Theory Revisited and Proved Possible?

  The Gateway Theory, such a bogus term.  I mean what WERE they smokin’ when they came up with that? Someone was watching too much Star Trek if you ask me! So … as if anyone doesn’t know this, the Gateway theory states that when kids use cannabis, it makes them want to try other […]

Denver: 3D Cannabis Center is the Place to Buy Legally on 4/20 Weekend

Denver: 3D Cannabis Center is the Place to Buy Legally on 4/20 Weekend

PHOTO: Toni Fox, Owner of 3D © Diane Fornbacher/Ladybud Magazine Come get legal in Colorado at the very first business to be able to do so — 3D Cannabis Center at 4305 Brighton Boulevard in Denver. It’s just 1 block south of I-70 on the south-side of the Coliseum, directly in front of the Forney Museum. […]

Are Pot Smokers Really Lazy? The Motivation Behind Amotivational Syndrome

Are Pot Smokers Really Lazy? The Motivation Behind Amotivational Syndrome

IMAGE: Still of Brad Pitt in True Romance (1993) Talk of cannabis turning delighted taxpayers into lazy slugs abounds again. I usually hear it on the radio after arising early to write, hitting the exercise bike, teaching two classes, enduring a faculty meeting, arranging for one daughter to get to gymnastics and the other to […]

The War on Weed is a War on the Elderly

The War on Weed is a War on the Elderly

IMAGE: Dr. Deborah Malka Dr. Fred is one of those warm, gifted doctors that you’re lucky to find in times of illness. Pragmatic and compassionate, he helped many families to feel more at ease before the surgery of a loved one. As an anesthesiologist, he traveled across India performing free operations on children and even […]

Cannabis for Bipolar

Cannabis for Bipolar

PHOTO: Ben Reynal, Creative Commons Trigger Warning: This article discusses depression, violence, & Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT). What could possibly cause a mother to give a bong filled with marijuana to her 10-year-old daughter?  Simply put, to save the lives of all her children. Cannabis has been proven to be an effective treatment for many physical and […]

Hemp Bill Approved in New Jersey

Hemp Bill Approved in New Jersey

“The New Jersey Assembly of Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee voted 4-1 in favor of Assembly Bill 2415. This legislation would legalize the licensed cultivation of industrial hemp. Members of NORML New Jersey including Executive Director Evan Nison were present to testify in favor of this legislation. – via Erik Altieri, NORML Communications Director Ladybud […]

Catch-422: How The War On Cannabis Ties Us Up In Knots

Catch-422: How The War On Cannabis Ties Us Up In Knots

ALL IMAGES COURTESY OF JOHN DVORAK With a tip of my hempen chapeau to Joseph Heller, I have identified a phenomenon I call “Catch-422.” With the full-throated (and paid for) assistance of the mainstream media for the last 70+ years, our government’s Reefer Madness campaign has demonized cannabis, stigmatized entire classes of society and destroyed […]