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Sunday, March 2 • 11:00am - 12:00am
History of Jews and Cannabis

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Contrary to popular mythology Cannabis was not discovered by the Hippies of the 60's as a way to expand their horizions or avoid the stresses of the 1950's.  Cannabis has been around since the Garden of Eden, (or the evolution of plants from the primordial soup depending upon your view) and has a long a storied past.

You may know that the rope and sails of the Age of Exploration were made of hemp fibers, or that Thomas Jefferson had hemp as a staple crop on his Virginia farm, but what about the MOT history?  Join the experts an find out the history of the Jewish relationship with Cannibis as medicine, textile crop and recreational drug.

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Elie Green

Founder, Doc Green's Healing Collective

Daniel Kosmal

Daniel Kosmal | Doc Green's Healing Collective President | | Doc Green's Healing Collective produces a line of healing creams featured at several South Bay dispensaries. "Our topical lotions are one of the best examples of the medicinal qualities of cannabis," says Daniel Kosmal, president of Doc Green's. "You don't get high from the lotion, but you will experience nearly instant pain relief if rubbed on the joints for arthritis or into... Read More →

Ramona Rubin

Ramona Rubin | | Founder, Doc Green's Healing Collective | Berkeley, CA | Websitedocgreens.org | Ramona is a Public Health Researcher, with an Epidemiology MPH from the University of Michigan and a BA in Cultural Ecology from UC Santa Cruz. She is a strategic researcher and data analyst, with a passion for connecting people and plants in healing relationships. A founder of Doc Green's Healing Collective, she makes and researches topical... Read More →

Sunday March 2, 2014 11:00am - 12:00am
Board Room - PROMENADE

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