A Queer History of California’s Medical Marijuana Movement

merryjane.com - 05-02


Before you spark up, take a second to remember the groups of marginalized people who made legal weed possible. We’ve come a long way since the ‘90s, when California passed Proposition 215: the nation’s first statewide medical marijuana law. But as CBD becomes available in every corner store, canna-stocks take over Wall Street, and questions about weed spring up on Jeopardy, it’s easy to forget how and why the cannabis movement initially began.