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Lady Business: Ruby Cup’s Real Menstrual Activism

Lady Business: Ruby Cup’s Real Menstrual Activism

IMAGE: Ruby Cup founders Veronica d’Souza, Maxie Matthiesen and Julie Weigaard-Kjaer Recently, I wrote about how women experiencing their cycles should at least consider switching from cotton-based products like tampons to re-useable menstrual cups. Beyond the health and financial implications of not using tampons (reduced risk of Toxic Shock Syndrome and less ongoing/monthly expense), there are […]

Monthly Activism: The Menstrual Cup Revolution

Monthly Activism: The Menstrual Cup Revolution

PHOTO: Menstrualcup.co, Wiki Commons If we want to reverse cannabis prohibition and replace it with a common-sense policy on hemp and cannabis cultivation and use, we can’t just sit on our thumbs and keep living life as we always have. It’s imperative that we all get involved. Not everyone can be a full-time activist, but […]

Cannabis And The Female Life Cycle

Cannabis And The Female Life Cycle

PHOTO: Happy Uterus by primavera777 By Estelle Toby Goldstein, MD At one time, it was simply assumed cannabis would mark the various stages of the life cycle in women. Today, traditions must be re-examined in the light of modern medicine, experimentation, gathering scientific data – and most importantly, in safety considerations. Cannabis and Menses The tradition of using […]