Blog posts tagged "Dennis Peron"

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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Cannabis Therapy for HIV/AIDS

Historically, HIV/AIDS has been treated with a mixture of medications called high active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) which are designed to slow the progression of the disease. he downside of this drug therapy is that many individuals end up needing to be prescribed additional pharmaceuticals to address the negative side effects of the medication they were originally prescribed. As a result, many patients have turned to medical cannabis to alleviate their symptoms and live with HIV/AIDS.

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