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‘Tis the Season: Cool Winter Holiday Gift Ideas from Ladybud Magazine

‘Tis the Season: Cool Winter Holiday Gift Ideas from Ladybud Magazine

If you’re planning on blowing the hemp socks off of any of your loved ones this holiday season, you will heed well to the following gift suggestions from Ladybud staff and our friends. We’ve got the intel on some of the best products for free thinkers to celebrate the season! Some of the great women business owners […]

When Is It Okay to Be Stoned?

When Is It Okay to Be Stoned?

I have been using cannabis for the better part of eight years. As a teenage stoner in South Carolina during the late aughts, marijuana was relatively hard to come by, highly illegal, and not of great quality, so I was limited to using it privately and only for occasions that I believed it would be […]

Cannabis Consumers Union Changes Name to Cannabis Consumers Coalition

Cannabis Consumers Union Changes Name to Cannabis Consumers Coalition

It has only been two months since the Cannabis Consumers Coalition’s official launch and the organization has reached national attention. In July, the Cannabis Consumers Coalition announced its official launch with a press release, and within one week received a cease and desist letter from Consumer Reports, who has trademarked the name “Consumers Union.” Not […]

Knit, Purl, Puff: The Joys of Stoned Knitting

Knit, Purl, Puff: The Joys of Stoned Knitting

Everyone knows the stereotype of the lazy stoner, sitting on the couch, eating Doritos and watching television. What these people fail to realize is that there is nothing like enjoying a little cannabis and sitting down to do something productive. It’s a uniquely pleasureable experience, one that far too many people have thus far been […]

INFOGRAPHIC: Study Examines How Much College Students Spend On Weed

INFOGRAPHIC: Study Examines How Much College Students Spend On Weed

There are plenty of prohibitionists who love to tell people that the only folks using cannabis are college kids who are wasting their parents’ money and adults with addiction problems. While that perception isn’t a realistic reflection of the cannabis community, it is interesting to see a survey that undermines some of the more pervasive […]

Stoners and Stunners: Renaming and Reclaiming

Stoners and Stunners: Renaming and Reclaiming

We’ve got our share of derogatory slang in the cannabis reform movement. Some terms have worse connotations than others. Pothead. Stoner. Burn out. These can make the inevitable, confused slip to “druggie” and “addict”. Folks in our predicament sometimes have a couple of options: reclaim or rename. Suffragettes taught us bout reclaiming pejorative expressions. Journalist […]

4/20: How To Crochet A Pot Wallet to Carry Your Holiday Stash!

4/20: How To Crochet A Pot Wallet to Carry Your Holiday Stash!

PHOTO: Denver, CO 4/20 The time has come to crochet yourself a pot wallet.  If you don’t already have a medical marijuana card, you will soon, don’t worry.  Better make this now and be ahead of the curve. Beginner crocheters ought to be fine with this pattern as long as they have a good understanding of […]

Don’t Let Dispensaries Profit? How Would Pfizer Take That?

Don’t Let Dispensaries Profit? How Would Pfizer Take That?

A week ago, the California State Senate approved S.B. 439, effectively attempting to make it illegal for dispensaries to make a profit on the sale of marijuana to patients. In the guidelines set in 2008 by then Attorney General Jerry Brown, the profit margins are laid out thusly: Cooperative corporations are “democratically controlled and are not organized […]

Could They Be Saved?

Could They Be Saved?

I must confess to a sense of profound discomfort. The feeling began as soon as I heard of Angelina Jolie’s decision to have both her breasts removed as a preventive mastectomy, and has increased up until this very moment. I knew I had to write about this urgent public health issue, but every possible commentary […]

Cabinet Urges Obama To Respect Voters and Allow Taxation and Regulation of Marijuana

Cabinet Urges Obama To Respect Voters and Allow Taxation and Regulation of Marijuana

PHOTO: Jill Stein. Text provided by Green Shadow Cabinet Today, the Green Shadow Cabinet sent President Obama and others in the administration a report that recommends the federal government respect democracy and federalism by allowing implementation of laws that would regulate and tax marijuana in Washington and Colorado, as well as laws in 18 states and the District of Columbia that allow […]