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420 Weird Portland: A Pot-Friendly Guided Tour

420 Weird Portland: A Pot-Friendly Guided Tour

Entering into Portland is an interesting experience for anyone, as you will find yourself immediately immersed in the culture of weird. Everywhere you turn there is something unique to see, for example the painted intersections of Portland. There is a stunning display of this creativity on the pavement at the intersection of Holman and 8th […]

Lady Business: Debby Goldsberry

Lady Business: Debby Goldsberry

PHOTO CREDIT: Diane R. Fornbacher/LADYBUD Magazine Debby Goldsberry has been involved in cannabis activism since 1988, and she attended her first smoke-in in 1986, which means she has been fighting to repeal prohibition for 28 years. In those 28 years, she has founded or been on the board of a number of influential businesses and […]

Social Media, Closed-mindedness, and Uneducated America: Steps on the Path to Marijuana Reform

Social Media, Closed-mindedness, and Uneducated America: Steps on the Path to Marijuana Reform

IMAGE: Movie still from Reefer Madness, 1936. I recently came under fire and was told to go screw myself (that’s putting it lightly) on Facebook because I advocate and share facts and scientific studies about medical marijuana. The incident was profoundly hurtful, because I have known the person I was arguing with – and respected him – […]

Top 10 Fashion And Culture Highlights Of Denver’s Legal 710 Cup

Top 10 Fashion And Culture Highlights Of Denver’s Legal 710 Cup

This last weekend was the first ever fully-legal 710 Cup, in Denver. The event included an extensive competition, educational panels, live art, glassblowing, three music stages, a marketplace dedicated to concentrates, equipment, art, dab culture, and dabbing.  Here are the highlights of the event: 10) Orpheo & the Wrench The Grassroots Stage offered more musical variety […]

Mexicans Are Awesome, Marijuana Is Too!

Mexicans Are Awesome, Marijuana Is Too!

As a cannabis activist, I think it’s helpful to have some understanding about how prohibition began. For me, I began to form my opinion after reading from Jack Herer’s book, The Emperor Wears No Clothes. I know the term “marijuana” was created by William Randolph Hearst’s yellow journalism. I also know his newspapers had a huge […]