Two photos from the war on cannabis
Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf, signed Pennsylvania’s medical marijuana bill into law last Sunday, calling it “a great, great day for Pennsylvania.” He added that he and the majority of Pennsylvania’s lawmakers were responding not to a special interest group or to campaign contributors, but to “a real human need.”
One thing that stands out in this photo is the exuberance on the faces of those present. Seeing the joy on all those mother’s faces says a real human need has been met, indeed. Governor Wolf knows he’s accomplished something monumental as the governor of Pennsylvania and from the photo you can tell – it feels good.
This re-legalization law will benefit the happy families who are standing there behind the governor. Their children can now get their medical cannabis, legally. One less thing for the moms to have to worry about.
Something else that stands out in this photo is the special bond parents, especially mothers, have with their children. The majority of the pot activists in this photo are women/mothers. As noted here in the following philly.com excerpt, many mothers will do almost anything to help their sick children. They’ve also shown they will even break the law if necessary. Woe to the person or institution that comes between a mother and the medicine she needs to treat her sick child! Continue reading “Two photos from the war on cannabis”