Israel's Medicinal Cannabis Program and What it Could Mean for Ohio

mimi.jpgOhio Rights Group Welcomes Mimi Peleg, Director of Mechkar, Israels National Cannabis Storage, Packaging & Distribution Group to Youngstown

Join ORG President John Pardee for a night of education and discussion, as he welcomes Mimi Peleg back to Ohio. Originally from the Youngstown area, Mimi has helped create and manage Mechkar, Israel’s thriving, federal government approved, medical marijuana distribution center. Mimi earned her BA in Sociology from U.C. Berkeley in 1993 where she focused on quantification and organizational sociology. In Israel she has worked for both HP and Check Point in the field of security. She is currently a Contract CRA for the MAPS MDMA/PTSD study at Beer Yackov and the Director of Large Scale Cannabis Training for MECHKAR, Arbarbanel Hospital Bat Yam. Prior to moving to Israel she held computing positions at the University of California, Santa Cruz and the Wo/Men's Alliance for Medical Marijuana. She is co-author (with the late Robert Anton Wilson) of Everything Is Under Control: Conspiracies, Cults, and Cover-Ups.   

Rep. Robert Hagan (D), Ohio House District 58, will also be on hand to discuss the current state of medical marijuana legislation and how it relates to the Ohio Cannabis Rights Act, currently being promoted by ORG for inclusion as a Constitutional Amendment on the Ohio 2014  election ballot.

Join us at the Lemon Grove, 110 Federal Plaza West, Youngstown, Ohio 44503, from 4:00p.m.-6:00p.m. on Thursday July 18th, a dinner and reception will follow. Dinner costs are not included.  There is no charge for this unique event.