Memorial Tour - Dennis Peron
April 8, 1945 - January 27, 2018
100% of proceeds in February go to the AIDS Foundation.
Join us as we weave through the historic LGBTQ+ district and discuss the figures who fought vigorously to help legalize medical marijuana. These individuals took the cannabis and used it as a tool for compassion and support in a community that was struggling with a lethal epidemic. Learn about the history, the cultural revolutions, medical benefits, legal battles, and compassionate use of cannabis in SF and around the world.
Description: Compassion & Cannabis: The Pioneers of Pot walking tour recounts the inspiring true story of renegade hippy and pot kingpin Dennis Peron, and patient advocate Brownie Mary in their quest for medical legalization. Enjoy this historical journey and discover how a public health crisis combined with passionate pioneers ignited a marijuana revolution that forever changed the world. iPad photo & video gallery included.
Price: FREE! (suggested $20 donations - 100% goes to SF AIDS Foundation in February)
Time: 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Days: Saturday & Sundays
Meeting Location: Duboce Park (Corner of Steiner & Duboce St)
Distance: 1.85 Miles
Neighborhoods: Alamo Square, Divisadero, Haight & Ashbury
Suggestions: Wear good walking shoes - Stay hydrated - Bring a light jacket - Eat first - Bring a hat or sunscreen
What You'll See
Old Underground Dispensaries
Future Cannabis Cafe
Heart of the Castro District
Award Winning Dispensary
and Much More!
What You'll Learn
The 5 Cannabis Pioneers
Racism & Political Policies
Science of Cannabis
Ground Zero of Medical Marijuana
and Much More!