HIV & AIDS
If not for Dennis Peron, the courageous cannabis and gay rights activist who died on Jan. 27, 2018, medical marijuana might not be legal throughout much of the United States today. This book excerpt from Smoke Signals by Project CBD director Martin A. Lee describes the San Francisco Cannabis Buyers’ Club, the first medical marijuana dispensary in America, which Peron established and ran in open defiance of federal and state law.
“It was a place where people came to laugh for the last time before they died.”
Project CBD responds to the Food and Drug Administration’s call for statements on the use of CBD.
How did it happen that a medical marijuana ballot initiative supported by almost 90% of Florida voters in the spring was defeated in November? Let us count the ways. “Our state is not providing the structure and safe access that we need to help our children. It is very frustrating.”