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Somewhere Higher With You: Cannabis Club Recap 10.19.2022

  Our first in-person event was a beautiful and inspiring experience. As our Communication Director Jay Nathan put it, “we laughed. we cried. we felt alllll the feels.” The community showed up and engaged in a powerful conversation on the realities of living under prohibition and the post-prohibition future we envision together for Appalachia. Folks shared their most heartfelt, personal and challenging experiences. We laughed and shared our love for the plant. We learned together and from each other. We enjoyed a beautiful, moving film that we feel so fortunate to have been able to watch together. Our founding board members met IRL for the first time ever (yes, we are 100% remote!). As one of our attendees wisely said,...

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Cannabis Club with Legalize Appalachia: An evening film screening and community discussion // 10.19.22

Different Wrld and Garden Party present Cannabis Club with Legalize Appalachia, an evening film screening and workshop discussion to collectively envision the post-prohibition future of Appalachian cannabis access.   We’re thrilled to announce the film we’ll be screening at @differentwrld in Asheville on Oct. 19th.  ✨ Somewhere Higher is a spectacularly beautiful short film about cannabis by director Mohammad Gorjestani.  “There will come a time when the criminalization and marginalization of cannabis use will seem wild and absurd,” he says. “This film is meant to be a document and expression of that idea, and also just be a fun, colorful marijuana mixtape to enjoy with a joint or edible. ✨ Join us for a screening of Somewhere Higher, a community conversation...

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How Can We Access Quality Medical Cannabis Information in the Prohibition South?

I am a chronic illness sufferer and future Medical Cannabis (MC) patient living in a prohibition state. I need to access high-quality medical information and advice from medical professionals about how to incorporate the whole cannabis plant into my routines. However, when I’ve attempted to find compassionate, knowledgeable specialists, or been honest with my care-providers, I’ve been met with push-back, confusion and doctor bias to the point of distraction.

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