Dr. Lester Grinspoon, Associate Professor Emeritus at Harvard University and the godfather of the medical marijuana movement, has died. He passed away peacefully on the morning of June 25, at his home in the suburbs of Boston with his wife of 66 years Betsy at his side, after just having celebrated his 92nd birthday the previous day.
It’s a scary time when the government asks the world as we know it to stop operating. Staying home and quarantining your family is your best choice to help reduce your risk of contracting this virus.
With all that said, it was surprising and gratifying to hear and read that California and other state governors included Cannabis dispensaries as “essential businesses” and allowed to stay open! Finally, Cannabis is getting the respect and reference it deserves as being considered essential.
April 11th, 2019 will go down as the day that Los Angeles stood and celebrated their local hero, Nipsey Hussle, given name Ermias Joseph Asghedom. Los Angeles shined a light on a dark time when one of the most prolific residents was about to take his last victory lap around the communities and city he loved.
The idea that the government should act as “we the people, for the people” has long left the minds of many Americans today, no matter where you come from. This girl gives hope to millions that want their freedoms restored.
I headed to Austin, Texas for SXSW in 2016 to discover a lot more than one expected, but was ready for the adventure. Sit back, roll one and prepare to venture with me as I take you to Texas, where the weed is illegal on any level.