veterans

US Senators Cast First-Ever Vote In Favor of Medical Marijuana Access

US Senators Cast First-Ever Vote In Favor of Medical Marijuana Access

via NORML’s Deputy Director, Paul Armentano: The majority of the US Senate Appropriations Committee on Thursday cast votes in favor of expanding medical cannabis access to United States veterans. The committee vote marks the first time that a majority of any body of the US Senate has ever decided in favor of increased cannabis access. […]

Operation Grow4Vets Gives out $60,000 in Cannabis, More to Come

Operation Grow4Vets Gives out $60,000 in Cannabis, More to Come

Operation Grow4Vets, the amazing non-profit dedicated to providing veterans with PTSD and dibilitating conditions free medical marijuana, gave away $60,000 worth of cannabis and cannabis products, as well as giving away about $2,000 in prizes and helping veterans get their medical mariuana tested for free. The event was large enough that even mainstream media in […]

Movement Within a Movement: the Ice Bucket Challenge and Cannabis Activism

Movement Within a Movement: the Ice Bucket Challenge and Cannabis Activism

Imagine, if you will, all the causes that you envision yourself standing behind. Imagine the passion, the determination, the endless hours, the research, the people, the patients, the veterans, the organizations, the countless kind souls trying to make a difference, the activists, the advocates and all the other aspects behind the scenes that it takes […]

My Family Versus the Drug War: Why I’m An Activist

My Family Versus the Drug War: Why I’m An Activist

My name is George and I’m working hard to make marijuana law reform happen NOW because my life and my family’s lives depends on it. Yours does too, but perhaps some of us don’t realize it. This Drug War has cost ALL OF US over 1.5 trillion dollars over the past 50 years. There are […]

Operation Grow4Vets: Crowdsourcing Compassion for Military Veterans

Operation Grow4Vets: Crowdsourcing Compassion for Military Veterans

It seems like there’s a crowdfunding project for just about everything these days. Here’s one you probably haven’t seen before: an effort to provide disabled veterans with free cannabis and cannabis-infused food products, also called medibles. That’s right; a non-profit organization working out of Colorado is raising funds to ensure they can provide veterans with […]

PETITION: Renew Fired Cannabis Researcher’s Contract

PETITION: Renew Fired Cannabis Researcher’s Contract

Two weeks after Dr. Suzanne Sisley was fired from her research position at the University of Arizona, citizens and activists are still rallying behind her. A petition has been started on the website Change.org, requesting that the University of Arizona renew Dr. Sisley’s contract, thus allowing her to begin her groundbreaking study on medical cannabis […]

Happy 4th of July from Ladybud!

Happy 4th of July from Ladybud!

Happy 4th of July from Ladybud ! We encourage everyone to celebrate responsibly and enjoy the freedoms our nation has to offer. Be smart and safe in all that you do, including the use of fireworks and the consumption of alcohol or other intoxicating substances. While celebrating our nation’s Independence Day, take a moment to […]

PTSD, Fireworks and the 4th of July

PTSD, Fireworks and the 4th of July

Here at Ladybud Magazine, we like to offer trigger warnings on articles that could be upsetting to those with certain conditions or certain life experiences. Unfortunately, life doesn’t come with a trigger warning. Most people think that the Fourth of July is all about fireworks, watermelon, grilling out, and celebrating freedom. One of those things, […]

CO: Free Marijuana Giveaway for Veterans to be Held on Memorial Day

CO: Free Marijuana Giveaway for Veterans to be Held on Memorial Day

Operation Grow4Vets today announced its first free marijuana giveaway for Veterans – the first ever event of its kind in the United States. The event will run between the hours of 1:00 – 4:00 PM, on Memorial Day, Monday May 26, 2014. The free event is being hosted by Joshua MacCurdy at the Dark Star Lounge, […]

Colorado: Fight for Legalization Protections Rages On

Colorado: Fight for Legalization Protections Rages On

News from Colorado Cannabis Patients Alliance: HB1122, a clean-up bill, defines “locked and enclosed” among other things. Passed and already signed by the Governor. *** The Whizzinator Bill (HB-1040) was killed in committee. Essentially it came down to ridiculousness. It started out as a felony, then got dropped to a misdemeanor, then a civil fine. […]