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RIP Benton Mackenzie: Medical Cannabis Activist Dies of Cancer After Family’s Long Battle with Iowa for Safe Access

RIP Benton Mackenzie: Medical Cannabis Activist Dies of Cancer After Family’s Long Battle with Iowa for Safe Access

Early in the morning of January 12th, 2015, Benton Mackenzie’s son Cody went to check on his dying father, only to find that he had passed away┬áin his sleep after a last day spent with his beloved family. Benton Mackenzie was only 49 years old, but he had been battling angiosarcoma since his diagnosis in […]

Benton Mackenzie, Iowa Cancer Patient Receives Probation

Benton Mackenzie, Iowa Cancer Patient Receives Probation

Benton Mackenzie, an Iowa man facing a prison sentence for treating his terminal condition with cannabis has been sentenced to probation instead of the minimum mandatory prison sentence of three years he was facing following his conviction this summer. His wife, Loretta, was also sentenced to probation, while their son had a prison sentence for […]