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Leah Welborn

Freelance Writer

Location icon United States

I'm Leah Welborn, a freelance writer based in Denver, Colorado, and I've been writing professionally for 25 years. I have advanced degrees in Creative Writing and Art History, and I've written extensively about art, culture, and cannabis.

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The Green Solution Studio
05/09/2017
Women and Cannabis | The Green Solution Studio

New data has recently been published that sheds new light on who's using cannabis, and under what circumstances. While we've previously reported that cannabis users are typically well-educated and socially and physically active, these new stats dig a little deeper into demographics and reveal some surprising trends.

The Green Solution Studio
12/19/2017
New Survey on Women and Cannabis | The Green Solution Studio

The relationship between women and cannabis is a topic of growing interest for many researchers, journalists, and filmmakers. We've written about the subject here, as well as focused on Mary Janes: The Women of Weed, a documentary about the success of women in the cannabis industry.

The Green Solution Studio
09/27/2017
Cannabis Prohibition and Racial Inequality | The Green Solution Studio

For those of us fortunate enough to live in a state like Colorado, cannabis prohibition seems like a relic of the past. For us, obtaining medical or even recreational marijuana is as easy as going to The Green SolutionĀ® and choosing from the vast array of products there.

Mentalfloss
12/26/2011
Wrapper's Delight: The Legendary Collaboration of Christo and Jeanne-Claude

Ā© Bettmann/CORBIS On November 18, 2009, one of the most important artistic partnerships of the century ended when Jeanne-Claude, of Christo and Jeanne-Claude, passed away. During the couple's 45 years of collaboration, they completed 20 gargantuan works of art-masterpieces so enormous they encompassed entire cities.

Weather2Travel.com
Explore the history, art and culture of Denver, Colorado, USA

With a population of nearly 700,000 and an elevation of one mile above sea level, Colorado's capital city is an eclectic mix of modern metropolis and Old West holdout. With 300 annual days of sunshine, the majestic Rocky Mountains nearby, and world-class culture, Denver is one of the fastest growing cities in the United States, beckoning the wild at heart today as it has since the mid 19th century.

Mentalfloss
06/09/2011
Why QWERTY?

You spend hours with it each day. Your fingertips know it intimately. But how familiar are you with your keyboard's history? When was the typewriter invented? The first recorded patent for a typewriting machine was filed by a British engineer, Henry Mill, in 1714.

The Green Solution Studio
12/21/2017
The Ballad of Alexis Bortell | The Green Solution Studio

Imagine you live in Texas. Now imagine you're a little kid, about nine years old, and you've been having severe epileptic seizures since you were seven. You have two or three seizures every week, and nothing that your doctor has prescribed helps. Finally, your doctor suggests a lobotomy to your parents.

Tree Ring Digital
07/17/2019
Tree Ring Digital is Proud to be a Certified LGBT Business Enterprise | Tree Ring Digital

Tree Ring Digital Joins the NGLCC Tree Ring Digital is proud to announce its membership in the National LGBT Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC). Started in 2002, NGLCC was inspired by the revelation that "the impact of LGBT people on the American economy had gone largely unnoticed despite economic equality being an important component of the ...

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