MIXOLOGY: Tijuana’s Mission 20

Originally published by Ladybud Magazine Tijuana has gotten a bad rap. For years it has been known as San Diego, California’s dirty little sister just south of the border. After the Bush-era War on Drugs crackdown, Mexican border cities were plagued with violence, scaring away tourists from these otherwise great destinations. Te quieres viagra? Tijuana is…

Gay Rights and Marijuana Activist Jay Lassiter: “Let’s Make Weed Sexy”

Originally published at Ladybud Magazine   In 2009, lame-duck New Jersey Governor John Corzine (D) signed bills from the legislature both allowing same-sex marriage and medical marijuana in the state, knowing full well when incoming Republican Governor Chris Christie took office, he would veto both. “As a state, New Jersey is one of the hardest battlegrounds because…