Dennis Peron: Dealer Turned Healer - NBC Bay Area

    Dennis Peron: Dealer Turned Healer

    "I helped build a consensus. It makes me feel good. It makes me feel vindicated," those words from cannabis activist Dennis Peron on his activism. Peron has battled health issues, suffering a stroke in 2010 and he was diagnosed with cancer nearly two years ago.  He received chemo. We are told he is currently "cancer-free."  Peron continues his activism today and is still living in San Francisco's Castro neighborhood. We're told he volunteers at a soup kitchen when he can.  We interviewed Peron for "Bay Area Revelations: Icons" last year. Listen to him share his story. (Published Wednesday, Dec 13, 2017) "I helped build a consensus. It makes me feel good. It makes me feel vindicated," those words from cannabis activist Dennis Peron on his... See More