Around the Web

Mentions, quotes, interviews, and published work from FLCA and its founders.


FLCA in the Media

August 20, 2015: Newsweek, “Women in Weed: How Legal Marijuana Could Be the First Billion-Dollar Industry Not Dominated by Men” by Gogo Lidz

July 28, 2015: The Fix, “How Medical Marijuana Users Are Treated Like Criminals” by Keri Blakinger

July 4, 2015: Marijuana Politics, “Marijuana Consumers Becoming Legal, But Not Yet Free” by Russ Belville

June 6, 2015: Washington Post, “Even where it’s legal for parents to smoke pot: What about the kids?” by Brigid Schulte

June 4, 2015: Bay State Repeal (Press Release), “Rosenberg Blind To Bay State Repeal’s Open Process For Drafting Initiative Repealing Prohibition of Marihuana For Adults And Keeping It Away From Children”

May 7, 2015: The Daily Beast, “Will Rosie Lose Her Kids Over a Joint?” by Valerie Vande Panne

April 28, 2015: Ladybud Magazine, “Pregnant Medical Marijuana Patients Face Steep Legal Risks” by Shaleen Title

April 7, 2015: Medical Jane, “3rd Annual National Medical Cannabis Unity Conference Takes Place In Washington, DC” by Justin Kander

April 6, 2015: Dope Magazine, “Patient & Parent: The Intersection of Cannabis and Child Custody” by Meghan Ridley

April 2, 2015: The Ganja Herald, “Bradenton FL one plant may break a child from parents” by John B

March 31, 2015: US News & World Report, “Fired-Up Pot Patients, Parents Trade Tips to Prevent Confiscation of Kids” by Steven Nelson

March 4, 2015: 4Front Ventures Blog, “Pregnant Medical Marijuana Patients Face Steep Legal Risks” by Shaleen Title

March 2015: Americans for Safe Access, Unity15 Conference Agenda

January 29, 2015: Portland Press Herald / Kennebec Journal /, “Using Medical Pot Could Make Parent Unfit, Maine’s Highest Court Rules” by Scott Dolan

December 15, 2014: Tokin’ Woman, 2014 Tokey Awards (“Most Informative Website” winner)

October 28, 2014: Fusion, “When Smoking Pot Legally Can Mean Losing Your Kids” by Alissa Figueroa

October 16, 2014: Ladybud Magazine, Family Law & Cannabis Alliance Announces Groundbreaking Legal Network

October 2014: Harm Reduction Coalition, HRC 2014 Conference Agenda

October 7, 2014: National Advocates for Pregnant Women, Nationwide Coalition Calls on Department of Justice to Denounce Enhanced Sentence for Pregnant Woman

October 2014: Students for Sensible Drug Policy, SSDP2014 Resources and Materials

September 17, 2014: INPUD human rights submission against USA’s treatment of pregnant women

September 2014: Students for Sensible Drug Policy, SSDP2014 Conference Program

July 2014: Americans for Safe Access, Model Medical Cannabis Program Act, Section 8(D)

July 11, 2014: McCurrie McCurrie & McCurrie, LLC Blog, “Marijuana legislation and the effect on child custody cases”

June 16, 2014: Marijuana Law, Policy & Reform, “Changing Pot Laws Prompt Child Endangerment Review” by Alex Kreit

June 15, 2014: Associated Press, “Changing Pot Laws Prompt Child Endangerment Review” by Kristen Wyatt

May 16, 2014:, “Pregnant Women Increasingly Face Criminal Prosecution for Positive Drug Tests” by Elizabeth Nolan Brown

May 12, 2014: RH Reality Check, “How Marijuana Legalization Leaves Mothers and Pregnant Women Behind” by Kristen Gwynne

April 10, 2014: Amherst Bulletin,  “Extravaganja, UMass concerts, Spring Weather Combine to Spur Cautions” by Scott Merzbach

April 10, 2014: Daily Hampshire Gazette, “With Extravaganja, Two Concerts on Tap, Amherst Readies for Big Weekend” by Scott Merzbach

March 18, 2014: Cannabee Buzz, “Service Spotlight: Family Law & Cannabis Alliance – FLCA”

March 14, 2014: Marijuana Doctors Blog, “Medicating Individuals Deemed Unfit Parents: Tearing Families Apart Needlessly” by Lindsey Steinberg

March 14, 2014: CULTURE Magazine, “Children and Cannabis” by Ashley Bennett

March 12, 2014: CNN Health, “Does Medical Marijuana Equal Bad Parenting?” by Stephanie Smith

February 6, 2014: Culture Magazine, “Giving Courts the Command” by Charmie Gholson

January 21, 2014: Women’s eNews, “More Moms Losing Kids in Family Court Drug Wars” by Cynthia L. Cooper

December 30, 2013: Ladybud Magazine, “Tis the Time for End of Year Giving” by Ladybud Admin

November 16, 2013: MassCann/NORML Announce, “Family Law & Cannabis Alliance Combats Ripping Apart of Families”

October 28, 2013: The Weed Blog, “NORML Partners with the Family Law & Cannabis Alliance”

October 25, 2013: The Weedist, “NORML Partners with the Family Law & Cannabis Alliance”

October 24, 2013: O’Shaughnessy’s: “Defending Kids from the Nanny State”

October 24, 2013: NY Capital Region NORML, “NORML Partners with the Family Law & Cannabis Alliance”

October 24, 2013: NORML Blog, “NORML Partners with the Family Law & Cannabis Alliance” by Sabrina Fendrick

October 14, 2013: GoLocal Worcester, “Central MA Medical Marijuana Race Narrows to 13 Players” by Paige Pihl Buckley

October 10, 2013: Dig Boston, “Blunt Truth: Moms for Marijuana, ‘Free The Babies!'” by Mike Cann

October 2013: Drug Policy Alliance, Reform Conference Program and Agenda


FLCA in Books

Stinky Steve Explains Cannabis and CPS: An Education Children’s Book about Social Services by Maggie Volpo & Mauricio J Flores (April 2015)

 Marijuana Nation: The Legalization of Cannabis Across the USA by Associated Press (March 2015)


Founders in the Media

November 3, 2014: Ladybud Magazine, Yes on 64, NO on 67: Pot & Personhood in Colorado by Jess Cochrane

April 13, 2014: Northeastern University Law Journal, Compassion for Patients, but Not for Parents? Medical Marijuana, Decriminalization & Child Protective Services by Jess Cochrane

April 8, 2014: Ladybud Magazine, Beyond Bars: Drug War Ideology in the Civil Child Welfare System by Jess Cochrane

March 19, 2014: Cannabis Now Magazine, Doctors Ready to Recommend Marijuana in Massachusetts by Sara Arnold

January 7, 2014: Ladybud Magazine, How Will Colorado’s Marijuana Legalization Laws Affect Families? by Sara Arnold (aka Sahra Kant)

December 10, 2013: Ohio NORML, A Report on the White House Drug Conference by Rob Ryan

December 2, 2013: Drug Policy Alliance Blog, Is the Supreme Court Asking the Wrong Question? by Jess Cochrane

November 5, 2013: Ladybud Magazine, Child Protective Services & Family Court: The Last Gasp of the Drug War by Sara Arnold (aka Sahra Kant)

September 12, 2013: Dame Magazine, “The Rise of Marijuana-Loving Moms” by Nisha Gopalan


Last updated: August 23, 2015 at 19:28 pm


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