The Present

The Present

The Present

Betty Aldworth, Executive Director, SSDP | Mar 15, 2019
2019 is proving to be a big year for cannabis. If you look at the history of the industry, essentially all of the early actors and adopters came from advocacy. There are folks in California who provided brownies to people living with HIV/AIDS. Also, those involved in opening early dispensaries and Measure Z Clubs. They were all acts of civil disobedience. Our predecessors were people who came from that advocacy background. The Steve DeAngelo's, Richard Lee's, and the Wanda James's who paved the way.  Which led to the Students for Sensible Drug Policy (SSDP) who were able to bridge that gap between industry and advocacy. Many of those Read the full Article:

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Cannabis Economy is a real-time history of legal cannabis. We chronicle how personal and industry histories have combined to provide our current reality.