Interesting Article from Salon: “My aging parents smuggle medical marijuana” by Molly Kramer
Many of us have been touched by cancer so this won’t be a new story. What is new though is the people who are attempting to improve their quality of life through the use of cannabis. As quoted in the article, “Doctors called my dad the “Miracle Man” when cancer didn’t kill him. But then he needed something to help him live.”
This is a story everyone needs to read because it is not “legal” everywhere and the places where it is legal are having challenges.
In a nameless city in a nameless state, I sat in the driver’s seat of a station wagon with the engine off, reading a book propped open on the steering wheel, patiently waiting for my 72-year-old father to exit a ramshackle apartment in a back alley. Thirty minutes had passed since he initially left the car for his “appointment,” and I was beginning to get nervous. I continued to read in the way one reads while intensely worrying. I read sentences and turned pages and absorbed absolutely nothing. I carried the fast-paced best-selling thriller around for weeks “not” reading the same paragraph over and over.