Cannabis Powered Activism

American Badass Activists

| Eve Hinson, Founder of americanbadassactivists.org

To be able to advocate in a public environment, I must medicate with cannabis.

Typically, this is easy enough to do with access to outdoor space.When I’m in a place that’s not possible (like Fresno City Hall), I still have to manage my sensory load, chronic pain, PTSD, FND & RA symptoms.

Cannabis is the only medication that works for me. I have a paradoxical response to Norcos — I get tramadol after surgery because of my body’s response to the other is horrid.

Instead of valium, xanax, ativan and the addictive like — which I was made dependent on and had to cold-turkey detox in 2013– I take micro mints when I can’t smoke, and am able to manage severe social anxiety as well.

If I don’t have access to cannabis, I simply can’t leave the house and integrate with the big…

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