Abolish The 9-to-5 Work Week: Save Money, The Planet And Your Brain

Originally published at Ladybud Magazine This is Los Angeles, California. Downtown LA is not like most major cities, there is no real city center where jobs are concentrated. Its nine million residents drive across its crumbling, trafficked freeways from where they can afford to live to where they work every single day; the average commute…

HELTER SKELTER: Apathy, drugs and Eddy Lepp at the edge of the world’s murder capital.

Originally appeared in Feb/March 2013 Issue of SKUNK Magazine . It is difficult to fully encapsulate the vast economic and human rights issues surrounding the United States’ longest war—The War on Drugs—because the issues are complex and inextricably interwoven. Pro-marijuana legalization groups often find success as they did in state elections last November, when defining marijuana…

What’s in a Name? Marijuana Strain Names Will Have to Change if We Want to Win the Drug War

Originally published by Weedist.com  In 2010, at the first High Times Medical Cannabis Cup in San Francisco, the marijuana strain that took home the top prize went by the not-so-appropriate name “God’s Pussy.” This, of course, was shrouded in controversy. Not only because the genetics that won under the name “God’s Pussy” were actually TGA Genetics ”Vortex“, but also…

It’s Time To Legalize All Drugs, Not Just Marijuana

Originally published by Ladybud Magazine For the first time, the majority of Americans believe marijuana should be legal. In fact, it has not only just become a majority belief, it’s become trendy to talk about—marijuana legalization is probably the only topic that can really bridge the conservative-liberal roadblock that has defined 21st century politics thus far. However, for…