(See Alex's Story at http://www.alexneedshelp.com)
This is Alex after getting some marijuana on two different occasions. Note that while he's had a pretty good amount of marijuana, he's actually not simply happy and giggly, but also actually paying attention to what's going on around him. For Alex, this is of critical importance for learning.
Marijuana may have long-term risks about which we know very little - but compared to the long-term risks of severe self-injury and all the meds he's on right now, I think it's a no-brainer which to choose.
During our recent visit to Seattle, WA we stopped by an unusual farmers market, where instead of tomatoes and tangerines, customers can purchase medical cannabis. The NW Cannabis Market, open seven days a week at two locations, hosts a variety of vendors who sell their products wholesale to anyone with a recommendation for medical marijuana in Washington state. The market fosters a conversation between farmers and patients about the process, ingredients and effect of the product—giving the patient more control over their medication, while offering insight into consumer demands for the growers. Though not completely unique (there are other similar markets in Washington) the model has enormous potential for the medical marijuana community.
Shot with the Canon 5D and 60D. Cavision shoulder mount with follow focus.
This is a tour of some of the best medicinal marijuana gardens in the state of California, if not the entire world. If you ever wondered where all that medicinal marijuana comes from, this is just a tiny glimpse into the multi-billion dollar industry.