Meet 'CannAbuelo,' a Latino grandfather extolling the benefits of medical marijuana - Cannabis News
“Hopefully a lot more abuelos (grandfathers) will start using cannabis after this film," says Nelson Guerrero, co-founder of the Cannabis Cultural Association.
A Latino grandfather as the face of medical marijuana?
A documentary on the life of an octogenarian New Yorker known as "cannabuelo" — a play on the words cannabis and abuelo (Spanish for grandfather) — aims to show the benefits of the medical marijuana industry to minority communities.
Jorge Gavilanes is sharing his experiences as a New York medical marijuana patient fighting stage 4 prostate cancer in a new film titled "CannAbuelo: The Jorge Gavilanes Story."
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