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“Brownie Mary” Was a Cannabis Advocate, Activist and Culinary Rebel


Mary Jane Rathbun, also known as “Brownie Mary,” baked cannabis brownies for cancer and AIDS patients, referring to them as her “kids”. Mary Jane Rathbun didn’t look like a rebel, but looks can be deceiving. At first glance, what people saw was a grandmotherly woman with large glasses, a silvery perm and a sweater vest, more likely inspiring visions of knitting by a duck pond than fighting against drug prohibition. – Read the entire article…