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People DM me to ask
aren’t you afraid people think you’re a pothead when you talk about Cannabis?
I don’t give a crap
Here’s why
My story

When my son was 15 years old we almost lost him in a horrific and
terrible accident
Emergency brain surgery
Touch and go
Drs prepared us..
..for the worst
He would have learning disabilities
He would have memory issues
Personality Changes etc
They didn’t know how bad but knew he would have deficits
Worst time I can remember in life.
But I prayed
And I had a Army Of Prayer Warriors at my side
And Ya know what..
He made a complete and total recovery
Today he has 3 college degrees, graduated top of his class
AND is an electrical engineer
And ya wanna know why?
A great surgeon

That’s right Cannabis!
We’ve been lied to about how it can help recovery of all kinds..
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i've had to make this point several times when speaking to council.

it would be great if nobody has to do this in the future. i'd like that. if i don't have to point this out, that would indicate to me that we've made a significant change
#vanpoli #vanelxn18
if we refused to wait until the obituary before acknowledging that people have inherent dignity, worth, humanity, all that
if the motivating impulse is resentment, the consequences can never be productive. it seems to me that this is a big reason why the #DTES is so utterly messed up. an endless spiral of resentment & blame & regret, such fierce desire for a past that never was
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