Brookings Institution Doc Puts a Human Face on the Medical Marijuana Movement

While legal marijuana dispensaries all over Los Angeles and California get ready to mark their first-ever Green Friday in the post-“adult use” era with tomorrow’s 4/20 celebration, the medical uses of cannabis tend to get overshadowed in all the hoopla.

Last night (April 18) at the London Hotel in West Hollywood, the Brookings Institution, a Washington, DC non-profit dedicated to “conducting in-depth research that leads to new ideas for problems facing society,” co-hosted with Variety a screening of its documentary, “The Life She Deserves,” a departure from its usual white-paper approach. The half-hour film highlights Virginia teenager Jennifer Collins and

...read more at http://variety.com/2018/film/news/brookings-institution-documentary-medical-marijuana-1202765406/

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