As California's Proposition 19 to legalize pot hangs in the fragrant
balance, three young Orthodox Jews in Berkeley continue to sell their
Doc Green's therapeutic healing lotion,
a mix of cannabis and fair-trade shea butter reported to heal
everything from arthritis to excema. Members of an Orthodox medical-marijuana
collective, they argue there is religious history to back up their topical use of pot, which they get from a Sabbath-observant cannabis farm.
"As a Jew, it's about the power to be able to heal people. I want to go to
nursing homes and rub down 85-year-olds who voted for Republicans and
hated pot." – Eliezer "Sticky"
Green, the son of an Orthodox rabbi.