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Contact: Andrea Burnett
The 4twenty Group
1st ANNUAL BAY AREA CANNABIS PRIDE CELEBRATION
An inspiring night celebrating the roots of cannabis entry,
LGBTQ management, and compassion activism.
Movie screening and particular occasions deliberate for July 11, 2019, 7-11pm
OAKLAND, CA (July 2, 2019) — Hashish and the LGBTQ neighborhood have a protracted and deeply intertwined historical past, particularly right here within the San Francisco Bay Space. Initially led by homosexual and cannabis activist Dennis Peron, “Brownie Mary” (Mary Jane Rathbun) and different necessary LGBTQ leaders and activists, and as we speak, the LGBTQ neighborhood continues to be a driving power for management, entry, and innovation within the cannabis trade.
Tali Eisenberg with Geter Executed Productions, in partnership with Brian Applegarth of The Hashish Path, will maintain the first Annual Bay Space Hashish Delight Celebration on July 11th in Oakland, California. Their purpose is to attract consideration to the groundbreaking activism of the LGBTQ neighborhood within the improvement of the trendy cannabis trade and honor the pioneers who ignited a global well being motion of cannabis entry.
The celebration attracts consideration to the queer position within the cannabis journey, and thru partaking and compelling programming, honor the historical past and the motion and amplify manufacturers which can be supportive of the LGBTQ neighborhood. The occasion will honor those that have labored to convey cannabis to those who wanted it most and revel within the entry we’ve got as we speak.
Sherry Glaser – actor, comic, cannabis activist and founding father of Love In It Cooperative – will emcee the night that includes storytelling from the unique + native Compassion Activists together with Terrance Alan (co-owner of Cafe Flore, SF), John Entwistle (Dennis Peron’s accomplice), Kris Hayashi (Government Director, Transgender Legislation Middle) and different necessary LGBTQ leaders of the cannabis trade that proceed to contribute and pave the way in which for what the cannabis trade is as we speak.
There might be a screening of Brian Applegarth’s 16-minute documentary The Secret Story: How Medical Hashish Was Re-Legalized within the US, which is predicated on conversations Applegarth had with Dennis Peron, and chronicles the important position the queer neighborhood performed in legalizing medical cannabis by main the way in which of their quest for medical cannabis legalization.
To prime off the night there might be a neighborhood dance social gathering with particular visitors from the LGBTQ neighborhood.
5% of the night’s proceeds might be donated to the Transgender Legislation Middle and the necessary work they do combating for equal authorized rights for the trans neighborhood.
Tickets are $25 and accessible for buy via the Geter Executed Productions web site. It is a non-consumption gathering and all attendees should be 21 and over. www.cannabispridecelebration.
Sponsors and Companions
Bowl & Plant Journal
First Reduce Farms
Geter Executed Productions
Lemonstrike Artistic Studios
MJ Way of life Journal
Pilar Star Woodman
The Hashish Path
The Farmaceuticals Co
The Individuals’s Dispensary
For these serious about sponsoring the first Annual Bay Space Hashish Delight Celebration and to be taught extra data on the occasion programming, please contact Tali Eisenberg ([email protected]).
Location: Oakland, CA
Web site: www.cannabispridecelebration.
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MUST BE 21 & over TO ATTEND. It is a non-consumption gathering.
About Tali Eisenberg + Geter Executed Productions
Tali Eisenberg is the founding father of Geter Executed Productions, a Holistic Well being Practitioner, Group Hashish Educator, Occasion Producer + Worldwide Speaker. She has been within the well being and wellness trade for the final 20+ years. At present, Ms. Eisenberg leads neighborhood cannabis teaching programs all through the San Francisco Bay Space. She beforehand labored via Ellementa.com, a global group which creates instructional gatherings on girls, cannabis, and well being. Ms. Eisenberg has additionally created and leads Senior Hashish Outreach Schooling Packages in dispensaries and privately. Geter Executed Productions a wonder-filled occasion planning and a manufacturing firm specializing in cannabis occasions via the intersections of neighborhood, training, and compassion activism. For extra data go to To be taught extra, go to www.geterdoneproductions.com
About Brian Applegarth
Brian Applegarth is an award-winning documentary film-maker and cannabis historian advocating for the normalization of cannabis via fact-based training of cannabis and preservation of cannabis historical past and tradition. Brian is a trusted chief within the cannabis tourism, journey, and hospitality sector and is the creator of The Hashish Heritage Path; Founder and Government Director of California Hashish Tourism Affiliation; and proprietor of Emerald Nation Excursions. To be taught extra, go to www.brianapplegarth.com www.emeraldcountrytours.com
About Terrance Alan
Terrance Alan’s profession in cannabis started in 1992 when he was arrested for rising medical marijuana for himself and his dying lover. His arrest was an early check case of San Francisco Prop P (which directed the SF police division to permit medical use of cannabis). In 1996, after the passage of Prop 215, Terrance helped discovered the nation’s first non-profit dispensary, CHAMP (Californians Serving to to Alleviate Medical Issues) and served a number of phrases on its Board. Most just lately, he was the Chair of the California State Legalization Job Pressure which suggested the San Francisco Board of Supervisors on implementation of authorized cannabis beneath Prop 64. As Job Pressure Chair, he helped facilitate three years of conversations and authored the report bringing these a number of views to policymakers and events.
In 2016, Terrance started organizing a grassroots effort that led to the passage of Humboldt County’s Medical Marijuana land Use Ordinance. He’s presently the chair of the SF Chamber of Commerce Hashish Working Group, is helping within the formation of a metropolis large Hashish Coalition, he’s an advisor to the newly shaped San Francisco Hashish Retailers Alliance, Crop2Kitchen, a cannabis delicacies and beverage advocacy group and he’s CEO of Café Flore within the Castro. To be taught extra, go to https://flore415.com/
About John Entwistle
John Entwistle, Director at Dennis Peron Legacy Advisory Board, alongside along with his husband Denis Peron, co-authored California Proposition 215, often known as the Medical Use of Marijuana Initiative or the Compassionate Use Act, handed on the November 5, 1996 within the normal election poll in California as an initiated state statute and is taken into account a big victory for medical marijuana and the cannabis trade as it’s as we speak. John authored a e book recounting the tales behind the unique Hashish Purchaser’s Membership and the position of cannabis within the early days of the epidemic. That e book is entitled Memoirs of Dennis Peron How a homosexual hippy outlaw legalized marijuana in response to the AIDS disaster and is out there via Amazon.com. Right now John is directing the Dennis Peron Legacy Venture to memorialize his partner Dennis Peron who handed away in January of 2018. To be taught extra, go to www.DennisPeronLegacyProject.
About Sherry Glaser
Sherry Glasser is an actor, comic, cannabis activist and founding father of Love In It Cooperative, a medical cannabis dispensary in Mendocino, CA. Her compassion activism adventures on the planet of cannabis led to the creation of her newest one-woman present, Taking the Excessive Highway: Comedian Confessions from Behind the Hashish Curtain. To be taught extra, go to http://www.sherryglaser.internet/
About The Secret Story: How Medical Hashish Was Re-Legalized within the US
In early 2015, filmmaker Brian Applegarth crossed paths with famed and revered human rights and cannabis activist Dennis Peron, a homosexual man dubbed the “father of medical cannabis,” and tells the story of the important position Peron and the queer neighborhood performed in legalizing medical cannabis and is chocked stuffed with tales of activism which can be layered with ardour, battles for human rights and political technique which led to the passing of San Francisco’s Proposition P in 1991 and Proposition 215: The Compassionate Use Act, making California the primary state to re-legalize cannabis in 1996. To be taught extra, go to
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