Response To A Cheap Shot At MMJ Patients (and Ancient Egyptians)

I realize that this is an opinion piece, and everyone’s entitled to their own opinion, even when it’s wrong  But as it purports to be written by a “journalist”, and includes some references, some people might actually think it’s factual. That’s why I’m bothering to comment on it. See, it’s absurdly easy to laugh at a […]

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The Reluctant Cannabis Patient

So, how did I get started with medical cannabis? I have asthma, PTSD, anxiety, and panic attacks. When Old Hippie and I went to a medical cannabis gathering awhile back, someone there said that smoking cannabis was good for asthma. I almost said bullshit to his face. Smoke, particulates, perfume all hurt my lungs. My […]

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Laurel Dewey Interview: Putting An End To The Secrets About Medical Cannabis

Our Beyond Chronic interview with Laurel Dewey, author of the new novel Betty’s (Little Basement) Garden, concludes with Laurel’s comments on writing Betty, keeping secrets, and getting over the stigma and propaganda hurdle. Laurel Dewey: Betty’s (Little Basement) Garden is a book that people should recommend to people who don’t understand medical cannabis or who are […]

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Stoners, Drug Abuse, and Hollywood: Laurel Dewey Interview Part 4

Our Beyond Chronic interview with Laurel Dewey, author of the new novel Betty’s (Little Basement) Garden, continues as Laurel talks about suppressing emotions, cannabis and PTSD, and the stoner stereotype as portrayed by corporate Hollywood. David Fiedler: When did we decide that children weren’t allowed to feel real emotions and feelings and needed drugs to keep […]

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Laurel Dewey Interview Part 3: Parents Who Drug Their Children

Our Beyond Chronic interview with Laurel Dewey, author of the new novel Betty’s (Little Basement) Garden, continues as Laurel discusses (not) getting high on medical cannabis, a traveling propaganda circus, and her outrage at parents who give their children truly dangerous drugs. David Fiedler: So we’ve been sitting here for over half an hour talking about […]

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Author Laurel Dewey Talks About Medical Cannabis And Herbal Medicine

Our Beyond Chronic interview with Laurel Dewey, author of the new novel Betty’s (Little Basement) Garden, continues with some of Laurel’s experiences with teaching and practicing herbal medicine, and details of how medical cannabis is practiced in Colorado. Old Hippie: I think in a lot of ways, it’s everyday people like Betty who will discover medical […]