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Scientific Cold Prevention

Scientific Cold Prevention

I was looking forward to giving a fun talk about the evils of alcohol. I had fashioned all these cool slides of booze bottles and fatty livers. Then I woke up. My head felt like a squishy melon, and someone had obviously climbed down my throat while wearing cleats.  I had to make an embarrassing […]

My Dad’s Dabble With Dabs

My Dad’s Dabble With Dabs

There’s been a lot of hype in the popular press lately about the use of butane hash oil (BHO), also referred to as “dabs.” Reports suggesting that dabs can lead to wild and immediate addiction or that the process of extracting the oil is going to blow up your house, AND YOUR ENTIRE NEIGHBORHOOD!!! are […]

Dissecting Sanjay Gupta’s New View On Marijuana

Dissecting Sanjay Gupta’s New View On Marijuana

Ladybud Magazine Managing Editor, Angela Bacca, and I sat down to discuss Sanjay Gupta’s CNN Special on medical marijuana and why he changed his opinion on it. It also touches on a topic I recently discussed on the myth of the “marijuana withdrawal.” MARYJANE DOE: I just watched the Sanjay Gupta better-than-the-typical-mainstream-hit-piece on CNN, and I […]

Cannabis: The First-Line Medication For Treating Childhood Epilepsy

Cannabis: The First-Line Medication For Treating Childhood Epilepsy

PHOTO: Meghan Wilson and her daughter, Vivian, who suffers from Dravet Syndrome. “A little less panicky, but more tired than ever before.  So violent with biting, hitting and scratching, ripping the leads off, and just wanting to crawl out of his skin with not being able to sit still…. No sleep for either Jaxs or […]

Pushing Skepticism Without Shafting Cannabis Reform

Pushing Skepticism Without Shafting Cannabis Reform

Over the last few days, I have cracked open emails on my laptop that start with sentences like the ones below: Marijuana corrupts the moral fiber of youth. Aliens placed the cannabis plant on our planet to accelerate our evolution. THC cures Alzheimer’s disease. I certainly prefer these to the emails that hawk pills designed […]

Why Isn’t My Cannabis Tincture Working?

Why Isn’t My Cannabis Tincture Working?

Dear Mary Jane Doe, My local supplier got busted and the cops took all of the extracts. I was using a vegetable glycerin extract to calm my nausea. The bottle I used to get worked great to make my breast cancer treatments (kinda) bearable. A friend gave me some of her own supply – a […]