How Cannabis Can Help Us Raise the Generation the World Needs

Why talk about cannabis? Real educators teach children not what to think but how to think. They encourage the next generation to engage critically with the world around them and not to reproduce the same paradigm but to innovate, evolve,…

Sessions Rescinds Cole Memo & Nobody’s Happy

Three days after some of the biggest headlines in marijuana history – California legalizes cannabis! – Attorney General Jeff Sessions stole back the limelight with his move to rescind the Cole Memo. This 2013 Justice Department document outlined law enforcement…

Smoke the Patriarchy: Cannabis as a Feminist Issue

When I started using cannabis it had a seriously masculine mystique. My initial experience was with a group of guys – neighbors, we’d all grown up together – at a party. I’d brought my girlfriends with me, but none of…

A First Protest: Women’s March on Washington

Rani Wilder, Baltimore, MD This was my first protest march ever and I knew I had to do this, to be with like minded women who believed in basic human decency. It was truly a wonderful and eye-opening experience. Naturally…

We Go High, I’m Jenn Lauder!

I learn from children I’ve spent my life listening to children. And sure, oftentimes what I hear is pure nonsense. But I’ve worked hard to quiet my adult brain, to be patient and present, and to filter out the fart…