Blog posts tagged "activist"


Dennis Peron: The Father of Medical Cannabis

In the 1980s, the AIDS crisis would cause Dennis Peron to evolve his cannabis activism and fight for safe access to medical cannabis for AIDS patients who desperately needed relief​...Dennis knew that there needed to be a change, that legitimately sick patients deserved legal access to cannabis—so together with other local leaders like Mary Jane Rathburn (“Brownie Mary”) and Dr. Donald Abrams...

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Hopegrown Heroes: Chris Conrad

Hopegrown Pictures presents a short interview with famed author, curator and expert witness, Chris Conrad. One of the instructors at Oaksterdam University in Oakland, CA, Chris advocates for the cannabis education program there at the school and he is a hero to us for all the work he has done to forward cannabis education and legislation.

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Mieko Hester-Perez is a Champion for Special Needs Families

Mieko Hester-Perez is a modern day warrior mom, a champion of special needs families. For her continuing efforts, she was recently presented with an Industry Dedication Award at the 2016 Chalice Festival. Every single day, her mission is to help families improve the quality of life for their loved ones through unconventional treatments and she has pledged to “leave no family behind.”

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