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My Pot Plant Does Not Want to Eat Your Kid

My Pot Plant Does Not Want to Eat Your Kid

Witches Weed at 3D Cannabis Center in Denver/PHOTO: Diane Fornbacher for Ladybud Magazine I live in Highlands Ranch, CO in Douglas County, which is one of the more conservative counties when it comes to cannabis. There are no dispensaries here. We have to grow our own quietly indoors because we definitely can’t do it outdoors. That’s true […]

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 […]

Marijuana Food Truck Appears in Washington at Farmer’s Market

Marijuana Food Truck Appears in Washington at Farmer’s Market

The marijuana food truck that took Denver by storm at the 4/20 Cannabis Cup is getting ready for full-time launch in Washington. Although they weren’t  giving away their savory, cannabis-infused treats like they were in April, they were offering delicious, infused sandwiches and soups for medical marijuana card holders this last weekend. If you’re wondering […]

DENVER: Mayor Hancock Needs to Thank the Cannabis Industry for $3.5 Million

DENVER: Mayor Hancock Needs to Thank the Cannabis Industry for $3.5 Million

Denver Mayor Hancock’s office just issued a press release today thanking “Denver City Council’s unanimous approval of a $3.35 million spending plan that will allow the city to meet immediate regulatory, safety and education needs directly tied to the new retail marijuana industry.” It is offensive that given Hancock’s gratitude for the money, he fails […]

“Evergreen: The Road to Legalization” Documentary Opening in NYC, Denver, Seattle

“Evergreen: The Road to Legalization” Documentary Opening in NYC, Denver, Seattle

NEW YORK CITY – Marijuana documentary “Evergreen: The Road to Legalization” is set to open theatrically at Cinema Village (22 East 12th Street) beginning this Friday, June 13. The film is slated for daily screenings at 3:15 P.M. and 7:00 P.M. from June 13 – 19. Ethan Nadelmann, Executive Director of the Drug Policy Alliance, […]

High, Colorado: Visiting Denver in the Age of Legal Weed

High, Colorado: Visiting Denver in the Age of Legal Weed

I’ve been reading about it – and writing about it – for a while now: weed is legal in Colorado! But nothing could have truly prepared me for my first visit to Colorado since Adult Use stores have opened. See, I’m a tourist in Denver  – a little business, a little lot of pleasure – […]

Marijuana Prohibition Again in Denver Parks

Marijuana Prohibition Again in Denver Parks

On Thursday, June 12, 2014, a new law is to be implemented in City of Denver parks: the consumption, use, display, transfer, distribution, sale, or growth of marijuana in any park will be prohibited. Infractions will be punishable with a $150 fine, escalating with repeat offenses. This new rule will be in effect for all […]

Find Your State Cannabis Laws & Take Action

Find Your State Cannabis Laws & Take Action

PHOTO: K. Garbutt At the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws website, one can find state-by-state bills, laws, legal representation, current polls, research and other data. Since its founding in 1970, NORML has provided a voice in the public policy debate for those Americans who oppose marijuana prohibition and favor an end to […]

Denver Mayor and CO Governor Betraying Voters on Cannabis

Denver Mayor and CO Governor Betraying Voters on Cannabis

IMAGE: Counties of CO by the plurality their votes for & against Colorado Amendment 64 via WIKIPEDIA Commons Denver Mayor Michael B. Hancock, who still thinks Cannabis is a gateway drug, is not in favor of the Colorado Symphony Orchestra (CSO) series called “Classically Cannabis: The High Note Series”. Denver’s Excise & Licenses Department sent a letter to the […]

Beyond Stoned: Classical Music and Cannabis in Colorado

Beyond Stoned: Classical Music and Cannabis in Colorado

Colorado is indeed quite evolved when it comes to cannabis policy but culturally, the state is also very classy when it comes to events being paired together in a sophisticated fashion. Colorado Symphony Orchestra is playing a series called “Classically Cannabis: The High Note Series”. There will be three summer fundraising events at Space Gallery in […]