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City of Brotherly Bud: Philadelphia Comediennes Chanel Ali and Alyssa Al-Dookhi Interview People about Marijuana

City of Brotherly Bud: Philadelphia Comediennes Chanel Ali and Alyssa Al-Dookhi Interview People about Marijuana

Two of Philly’s funniest ladies, Chanel Ali and Alyssa Al-Dookhi hit the streets last month for Ladybud Magazine with Comedian and marijuana activist N.A. Poe to get Philadelphia’s perspective on an array of topics related to cannabis. From Rittenhouse Square to the booze-soaked St. Patty’s Day Parade, the comediennes encountered a diverse cast of characters and […]

From Georgia to Colorado: My Medical Cannabis Journey

From Georgia to Colorado: My Medical Cannabis Journey

The first time I realized that cannabis is my medicine, I was on vacation in California. It was supposed to be the vacation of a lifetime: starting in LA, driving up the Pacific Coast Highway, and staying in San Francisco for almost two weeks. Then my worst nightmare happened: I ran out of cannabis, ironically […]

One of Angela’s Brown’s Two Charges for Treating Her Son With Cannabis Dropped

One of Angela’s Brown’s Two Charges for Treating Her Son With Cannabis Dropped

This last week, there was some minor positive progress in Angela Brown’s pending prosecution; on Thursday, January 22nd, 2015, a district judge in Minnesota dropped the pending child endangerment charge Brown was facing. She is still facing a charge of contributing to the need for child protection and will theoretically go to trial to answer […]

The Underground, Part 4: A Review of Scholarly Literature About Women and Weed

The Underground, Part 4: A Review of Scholarly Literature About Women and Weed

Editor’s note: This article is a continuation of Brandie Wilson’s series, The Underground. It is a sociological analysis of the role of women in the underground cannabis economy of Humboldt County and Northern California. The first article in the series can be viewed here,   the second installment can be viewed here and the third part […]

Colorado Cannabis on “60 Minutes” Sunday, Jan. 11th Featuring Megan Sanders of MiNDFUL

Colorado Cannabis on “60 Minutes” Sunday, Jan. 11th Featuring Megan Sanders of MiNDFUL

It’s a very clear sign that cannabis is rapidly gaining cultural traction: this Sunday’s edition of the 47-year-old news program 60 Minutes, a program that is arguably one of the most trusted news shows in the country, will be featuring the legal marijuana industry in Colorado. Tomorrow night, January 11th, 2015, 60 Minutes will air […]

The Cannabis Cleanse: 10 Tips for a New Year’s Detox or Prep for Urine Testing

The Cannabis Cleanse: 10 Tips for a New Year’s Detox or Prep for Urine Testing

A disclaimer: If you are experiencing serious physical or psychological discomfort, please consult a physician. This post should not be used as a substitute for serious medical advice. Following the freight-train of festivities that make up the holiday season, and until the last hour when we tip ecstatically into the New Year, it’s easy to […]

Don’t Be a Turkey President Obama, Pardon Prisoners Not Birds

Don’t Be a Turkey President Obama, Pardon Prisoners Not Birds

Every Thanksgiving since Abraham Lincoln began the tradition back in 1865, the US President pardons a pair of Thanksgiving turkeys. Instead of ending up on the receiving end of an ax, the birds get to live out the remainder of their lives in comfort down on the farm. I have nothing against the White House […]

Philadelphia Decriminalization Already Paying Dividends in First Month

Philadelphia Decriminalization Already Paying Dividends in First Month

On October 20, 2014, the City of Philadelphia enacted an ordinance that authorized City of Philadelphia police to charge a summary citation (similar to a traffic ticket) instead of a misdemeanor narcotics offense. In 2012 activists with Philly NORML, a local chapter of the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws, investigated the police […]

The Underground Part 2: A Review of Non-Scholarly Literature about Women in Weed

The Underground Part 2: A Review of Non-Scholarly Literature about Women in Weed

Editor’s note: This article is a continuation of Brandie Wilson’s series, The Underground. It is a sociological analysis of the role of women in the underground cannabis economy of Humboldt County and Northern California. The first installment in the series can be read here. The majority of publicized information, discussion, and research regarding marijuana is […]

What the Fuck Are We Thinking?

What the Fuck Are We Thinking?

What an odd time in cannabis history. No one ever said evolution was painless. In fact, it is quite awkward. Watching the industry evolve from days of outlaw diplomacy to corporate douchebaggery is a major struggle for me. On one hand there is nothing romantic about people getting locked up in prison for decades for […]