For the first time in five years, Joppa resident Brandon Bevins feels good.
“When you get sick, man, it really beats you down,” the former nightclub promoter said. “We take care of each other.”
On Tuesday morning, Bevins boarded a bus leaving from Towson to embark on a “canna crawl” with about 20 other Marylanders who have found long-awaited relief with medicinal marijuana.
The bus tour was like a pub crawl, but meant for the state’s cannabis patients to tour and shop at different dispensaries.
Some of the passengers said they had years of experience experimenting with the drug as medication outside of the law, while others described themselves as marijuana “virgins” who once stigmatized the controlled substance but have come to view it through an enlightened lens since it became legal at the state level for certified patients to purchase in December 2017. [Read more at The Baltimore Sun]