"Larry’s life and impact on the world is nothing short of a miracle. His determination to thrive and live life to the fullest while also exploring the possibilities of plant medicine was astounding. It was a pleasure to experience his healing and our thoughts and prayers are with his family. We will do our best to ensure his legacy lives on. And remember, never give up." Jimmy Castillo , Chief Science Officer of Jenny’s Rose. Jimmy was also the original formulating manufacturer behind the product used in the viral Ride With Larry clip.
Larry inspired many around the globe through his determined battle with Parkinson’s, extreme cases of dyskinesia, loss of voice, and tremors that lasted decades. In the Ride With Larry film, Larry illustrated his courage by transpiring a 300 mile bicycle journey providing hope to millions. His message to never give up and in finding benefits of exercise and medical cannabis to Parkinson’s patients has been a feature and spark to a global conversation on healing.
Larry Smith , the passionate fighter of Parkinson’s and feature of the viral Ride With Larry documentary recently passed away at the age of 71, on the exact day of his 9 year anniversary of historic South Dakota bike ride.
LOS ANGELES , July 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Jenny’s Rose family says farewell to Larry Smith , a long time medical cannabis inspirer of millions, courageous Parkinson’s patient, former police captain, loving father, and long time friend.
Earlier this week a former PSNI Deputy Chief Constable backed calls to de-criminalise cannabis saying it is time to consider the radical move.
"It's been de-criminalised in a number of states in America and I support that. I think the time has come to consider that but by not doing that we've got to deal with what we are doing here. It should be about reducing harm, it should be about reducing damage, particularly in young people."
Alan McQuillan made the revelation during a discussion with Ulster Unionist MLA Adrian Cochrane-Watson who vowed to "break the legs" of any drug dealer he caught selling illegal substances to children.
"It depends on what we are trying to achieve. All we are doing at the moment with the policies the way they are is creating a big cash cow for organised crime in particular in relation to cannabis," he said. "I think other drugs are radically different. I think there's a real scope for de-criminalising cannabis.
He said that he hopes the video will help promote awareness of the benefits of using cannabis for medicinal purposes.
Ian explains that he the marijuana also relieves his Dystonia, which causes his right foot to curl.