The Importance of Art and Sharing Personal Journeys for Change
October 08, 2019
If you love art and cannabis health, you don't want to miss this previous episode of "Live from the Mighty Veedverks Airship" when Travis Lippert and Julie Richardson had the pleasure of interviewing artist and activist Micheal Canada Gonzales. Michael was named one of the “100 People You Should Know” by the Hemp Connoisseur Magazine Spring 2019 edition. His work has often appeared in Cannabis Cactus magazine out of Arizona. His latest project, "Surviving with Cannabis" is a series that will introduce you to heroes that have been afflicted by ailments such as, but not limited to; P.T.S.D., cancer, depression, T.B.I., and fibromyalgia. The paintings will encompass a survivors strength, presented along with each survivor's story and how consuming cannabis helps them overcome the struggles in their daily life. With this series Michael wishes to raise awareness and consciousness of the benefits of using cannabis. Real people, real stories, REAL HEROS. His Reeferlutionary series, which he calls the Marijuana Logs instill a social consciousness to aid in the revolution, its existence and the users' lifestyle.
"I am driven to help remove the taboo and stereotype that past generations have placed on it through my artwork" Micheal Canada Gonzales.
Previously on "Live from the mighty Veedverks Airship" Travis Lippert and Julie Richardson reviewed the efforts of various activists in the Cannabis Community. One they both would like to encourage you to participate in is the "Green Crayon Campaign". No child should have to go to school without their rescue medication regardless of whether it is pharmaceutical or Cannabis medicine. Use #istandwithben in your social media and check out the campaign here: http://thegreencrayoncampaign.com
In health battles, sometimes you have to use a combination of of approaches. Our own Julie Richardson's battles are no different. Julie is sharing with you her journey with Colorado Medical Solutions to see if plant Bio-Identical Hormone Therapy will help her with her neuromuscular disorder. Once you have had a diagnosis of cancer, your options change when dealing with other health issues. The Doctors at Colorado Medical Solutions are wanting to work with cannabis patients in their wellness journeys. They feel there is an amazing synergy that can be accomplished when combining treatments. Julie is beginning her journey towards this synergy and is hoping to share her results with you.