Rest In Peace: Dennis Peron

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San Francisco resident and medical cannabis activist Dennis Peron passed away on Saturday, January 27, 2018. He had been dealing with lung cancer and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

Dennis was a tireless and fearless activist for social justice. Primarily known for his work regarding marijuana legalization and medical cannabis, Dennis was also a longtime advocate for gay rights. To many of us, Dennis was an inspiration. He was also a friend. He will be sorely missed.

“California Medical-Marijuana Pioneer Dennis Peron Passes Away,” Freedom Leaf.

“Dennis Peron, the gay ‘Father of Medical Marijuana,’ passes away,” LGBTQ Nation

“Dennis Peron, activist who helped legalize medical marijuana, dies,” San Francisco Chronicle

Dennis Peron Biography at MisterSF

Medical Marijuana: The Story of Dennis Peron, The San Francisco Cannabis Buyers Club and the ensuing road to legalization

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