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About Sonja Renea

Sonja Renea is a mother of one son, a published author and Medical Marijuana advocate. She became involved in the movement after her son was diagnosed with Crohn's disease. She is Director of Communications for the Alabama Medical Marijuana Coalition and does volunteer work for other non-profit organizations.She is the author of the online blog, Cocaine Widow, and numerous music reviews for the former Birmingham Post-Herald. She currently lives in Alabama with her fiance, her son and her pets. She is currently working on a book about motherhood, advocacy and Medical Marijuana Law.

Posts by Sonja Renea:

Illegal Medicine: The Struggle of A Southern Medical Marijuana Activist

Illegal Medicine: The Struggle of A Southern Medical Marijuana Activist

I find it surreal, this world I live in…a world that feels like a dream of how the future is not supposed to be. Ours is a world full of people who are suffering, living with pain that could be eased by a plant… a simple, beautiful flower. But they may not be allowed to […]

The Answer Was Cannabis: One Mother’s Story

The Answer Was Cannabis: One Mother’s Story

I believe my son and I are here for a reason. Obviously he is destined for greatness. I am just here to write about it. When I was young, I had weird medical problems. Fainting spells here and there. Always thin… In hindsight I realize these problems were actually symptoms. For 29 years I didn’t […]