S.F. Weekly talked to Bay Area residents for whom MED is essential medicine.

They include:

  • Marine veteran Ryan Miller, 39, who says says cannabis saved him from destructive behaviors like binge eating, depression sleeping, and alcoholism.
  • Kat Marshall, 20, who was first prescribed opioids at 13 for a spinal injury.


Quick Hits

  1. Esteemed cannabis journalist Amanda Chicago Lewis has a twitter thread explaining was smoking cannabis is not nearly as dangerous for pulmonary health as smoking tobacco.
  2. In a moving piece, Lewis also talked to Curbed about living a socially-distanced life before everyone else was doing it, on account of a traumatic brain injury.