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Kalief Browder: Imprisoned for Three Years at Rikers Without Trial Commits Suicide

Kalief Browder: Imprisoned for Three Years at Rikers Without Trial Commits Suicide

Content Note: This article discusses suicide, abuse and mistreatment/torture of a minor by the state. Kalief Browder was, by most accounts, a pretty normal teenager before his arrest. Then, on May 15th, 2010, just before his seventeenth birthday, he and a friend were stopped while walking back to his house in the Bronx, New York. […]

American Academy of Pediatrics Wants Marijuana Rescheduled

American Academy of Pediatrics Wants Marijuana Rescheduled

Monday, the American Academy of Pediatrics released a statement calling for marijuana to be removed from its current Schedule I classification and rescheduled to Schedule II. This may prove to be a watershed moment; the largest professional organization for pediatricians domestically and the largest  pediatric publisher in the world is calling for real, earnest research into […]

Flowering H.O.P.E. Foundation Announces Board of Directors, Including Leading Cannabis Industry and Children’s Advocates

Flowering H.O.P.E. Foundation Announces Board of Directors, Including Leading Cannabis Industry and Children’s Advocates

(Denver, CO) — The Flowering H.O.P.E. Foundation, which works to provide safe access to life changing CBD cannabis oil medication to children suffering from epileptic and other types of seizures, announced today the formation of its board of directors to oversee the strategic direction of the Foundation’s activities. The Foundation’s founder, Jason Cranford, is known […]

Mainstream Media Dismisses Halloween Marijuana Candy Scare

Mainstream Media Dismisses Halloween Marijuana Candy Scare

The Denver Police started a fresh wave of reefer madness when they issued a warning two weeks ago about the possibility of unscrupulous people trying to sneak marijuana-infused candies into kid’s trick or treat bags. Since then, police departments in Kauai, Hawaii and San Diego, California have also issued public statements warning parents to check […]

Beyond Marijuana Candy: Real Tips for Safe Halloween Trick-or-Treating

Beyond Marijuana Candy: Real Tips for Safe Halloween Trick-or-Treating

A true canna-warrior, Rx MaryJane of Colorado (Teri Robnett), founder of the Cannabis Patience Alliance, “The voice of medical marijuana patients” is addressing the “issue” of ensuring a safe Halloween for trick or treating in legalized marijuana states. Click here to wacth RX MaryJane’s video. The Denver Police Department released a video (linked below) warning […]

Oregon Prohibitionists Want You To Hide Your Kids: The Medibles Are Coming!

Oregon Prohibitionists Want You To Hide Your Kids: The Medibles Are Coming!

 With election day looming in November, opponents of the marijuana legalization ballot initiative, Measure 91, are amping up the reefer madness rhetoric a few notches for good measure. The No on 91 Campaign held a press conference  yesterday displaying a wide assortment of candies and sweet treats, warning ominously that children will be targeted by […]

Boulder Valley Schools Won’t Allow Rat Cages for Anti-Cannabis Campaign

Boulder Valley Schools Won’t Allow Rat Cages for Anti-Cannabis Campaign

The state of Colorado’s ill-advised anti-cannabis campaign has been rejected by Boulder area schools.  For those who aren’t familiar, the program is basically an aggressive advertising campaign targeting teens. Funded by the Department of Health and several other state organizations, this $2 million advertising campaign is meant to deter teens from experimenting with cannabis by […]

LA’s Cannabis Farmer’s Market Now Open

LA’s Cannabis Farmer’s Market Now Open

Many of Ladybud‘s regular readers probably enjoy visiting their area farmers market. Savvy folks understand that buying fresh, local produce from local farmers is going to get them the most nutritional bang for their buck. Now, shoppers in Los Angeles, (specifically the Boyle Heights neighborhood) will be able to visit an area first: a marijuana […]

Legalization Keeps Cannabis Away from Teens

Legalization Keeps Cannabis Away from Teens

In the six months since recreational cannabis was legalized in Colorado, the naysayers have been shouting “what about the children?” Convinced that more young people and teenagers were going to be giving the wacky weed a whirl, prohibitionists have had their panties in a bunch. It probably won’t help them relax, but the rest of […]