A flower for Peron. [Photo by Kym Kemp]At present, Dennis Peron, a hashish and homosexual rights activist, died of lung most cancers. Peron, born in 1945 and a veteran of the Vietnam Warfare, turned a number one proponent of utilizing marijuana to assist AIDS sufferers when the epidemic lower an enormous swath in the homosexual neighborhood throughout the late 1980’s. The epidemic later took the lifetime of his companion in 1990.
Peron has been known as the daddy of medical marijuana for his work to legalize hashish for sufferers. In 1991, he labored with Mary Jane Rathbun aka Brownie Mary to move an ordinance in San Francisco legalizing hashish for sufferers. Then, in 1996, he was essential in taking an analogous ordinance (Prop. 215) statewide–making medical marijuana authorized in California.
Finally, Peron started advocating that anybody consuming hashish was consuming medically. He famously instructed Herb Journal, “Marijuana is a medication…There is no such thing as a leisure. Medical marijuana folks don’t get excessive; they get regular. It makes them really feel full.”