One Cannabis Support Group is Changing the Lives of Lady Veterans

How One Cannabis Support Group is Changing the Lives of Lady Veterans

Growing up in South Central Los Angeles, Lulu Gonzalez envisioned a life that often seemed out of reach.  

“My neighborhood was really bad,” she tells High Times. “There was a lot of gang violence. I had seen some of my friends get killed, and that was something I wanted to stay out of. I didn’t want anything to do with it.”

After receiving a scholarship to attend a private school, she began focusing on her education and thinking about potential career paths. Then 9/11 happened. And at just 11-years-old, Gonzalez felt that the decision had already been made for her.

“I started hearing about enlisting in the military, and I remember thinking that this is something I wanted to do,” she explains. “I wanted to make a difference. There was this spark to be a part of something bigger.”

Click here to read the article by Mekita Rivas on High Times

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