California has used felon firefighters for almost a century. In a given year, 30 to 40% of California’s firefighters are prisoners. They do the necessary jobs of felling trees, hacking through dense underbrush and climbing mountainous terrain to clear flammable brush and set down fire breaks.
If you’ve ever wondered how new cannabis strains get made, then you’ve come to the right place. Because we’re about to get to the nitty gritty of breeding strains, pheno hunts, and why we have the thousands of cannabis hybrids that we all smoke today.
Katree Darriel Saunders is another victim of America's failed war on Drugs. In 2011, she was arrested due to Las Vegas’ Operation Chronic Problem, in what was truly just the entire Vegas medical cannabis community's attempt to help patients find safe alternatives to opioid addiction. Now, a decade later, she’s still paying for it.
As part of Women’s History Month, Farmer and The Felon presents a special collaboration with Valerie Leveroni Corral and WAMM Phytotherapies—a new organization that’s deeply rooted in cannabis history.