Thursday, November 1, 2007

In Memoriam - Robin Prosser

"Robin Prosser was a former concert pianist and systems analyst who suffered from an autoimmune disease similar to lupus for over 20 years. The disease left her in constant pain and made her allergic to most pharmaceutical painkillers. Only medical marijuana brought her relief, but last spring the DEA seized her medicine. Unable to cope with the chronic pain any longer, she committed suicide on October 18th." (Metafilter)

Here's Robin speaking on her own behalf:

"The nation’s DEA agents can sleep a little easier tonight. They now have one less medical marijuana patient to worry about policing...." (Read the rest at Helena Independent Record, A medical marijuana casualty By Tom Daubert - 10/30/07)


Rowan The Dog said...

Thank god for the gub'ment, eh?
It's disgusting.

Grandmère Mimi said...

Oh my God! That's awful. Yeah, the DEA's workload is lighter now. I hope they're satisfied.

Grandmère Mimi said...

It's sickening, just sickening. What a cruel policy! Lord, have mercy.