Damian Marley’s Song Says Marijuana Is “Medication”; These Videos Prove It
Jr. Gong speaks on patient testimonials and why #CannabisHeals
Damian “Jr. Gong” Marley and his brother, Stephen “Ragga” Marley, shot the video for Jr. Gong’s new single “Medication” at the former Claremont Custody Center in Coalinga, CA. Once a correctional facility, it’s now the site of legal marijuana cultivation—part of the Ocean Grown cannabis corporation, co-owned by Jr. Gong. In the music video—directed by Nick Walker, produced by Christopher Salzgeber, and executive produced by Sheira Rees-Davies for Scheme Engine—footage of Bob Marley’s sons reveling in an ocean of fragrant ganja buds alternates with snippets of testimonials from patients who can verify the widespread belief that cannabis heals, because they know it for a fact, firsthand.
Today MASS APPEAL premieres seven stories of patients who have benefited from the use of cannabis, followed by exclusive commentary from Damian “Jr. Gong” Marley. These voices must be heard in this time, when cuts to health care programs are on the way, when Attorney General Jeff Sessions has asked congress to repeal protections against medical marijuana, when the senate is considering legislation that would give Sessions powers to escalate the federal war on drugs.