MANCHESTER, N.H. — A free screening of the medical marijuana documentary, "Waiting to Inhale," takes place Feb. 9 at Keene State College, followed by a panel discussion featuring medical marijuana advocates.
The film has particular relevance for Granite Staters this year; New Hampshire lawmakers are considering HB 648, a bill to protect seriously ill patients from the threat of arrest and jail if their doctors recommend marijuana.
- - WHAT: Free screening of medical marijuana documentary "Waiting to Inhale," followed by Q&A and discussion
- - WHO: Scheduled panelists include:
- - State Rep. Charles Weed (D-Keene)
- - Executive Director for the NH Coalition for Common Sense Marijuana Policy Matt Simon
- - Cancer survivor and patient advocate Barbara Filleul
- - WHEN: Monday, Feb. 9, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
- - WHERE: Mountain View Room, 3rd floor of the LP Young Student Center, Keene State College
Winner of several awards, including the CINE Golden Eagle award, Worldfest Houston 2005 Gold Special Jury Award, Best Documentary 2005 New Jersey International Film Festival and winner of the Eureka! International Film Festival, "Waiting to Inhale" examines the debate over marijuana's use as medicine in the United States. The film includes interviews with patients, leading medical marijuana researchers, and experts.