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07 Jun

Autism – Medical Marijuana

eople are calling me and I have family’s contacting me, I have doctor’s contacting me, I have educator’s contacting me asking me not only how can I help but what did you do? Where did you find the research and how did you find the reseach? I have to direct them back to Joey. Not only is he the research but he is the cause. Every fight, everything I have ever done since he was born has led me up to this point. He is the reason. NO one should be thanking me anymore, they should be thanking Joey. He has pulled everything out of me, everything that I need to continue to lead. He is the reason I know who I am now and I know what I am here for. I don’t think that I have ever looked at autism as a bad thing. I don’t think I have ever looked at Joey and thought he is going to hold me back. Between autism and Joey (they) have made me a very strong person. Strong enough to pull other parents out of their desperate state. To lead the pack and let them know, I was were you were and I made it. If you can’t make it, I will grab your hand and take you with me. I owe it to Joey. I am a better parent. I have a healthy child now and I have a child that is here.

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26 May

Joey's Mom's Blog

By Meiko Hester-Perez  |  Published in Friday May 25,2012 Walking into the Autism One conference 2012 held in Lombard, IL   with a friendly face by my side. James Gierach Board Chairman-elect of LEAP  (Law Enforcement Against Prohibition) who I  had met on my Autism & Cannabis journey 3 years ago while speaking at various medical & drug

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15 Oct

Belmont Shore Natural Care Donates to Local Charities, The Underprivileged and the Overlooked

California’s not-for-profit model of medical cannabis sees an increase in contributions and donations going back to communities where medical cannabis dispensing centers exist. By Sam Sabzehzar  |  October 12, 2011 Long Beach’s Belmont Shore Natural Care (BSNC) has been giving back to the community ever since they opened up in Belmont Shore, a small and

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10 Aug

“JOEY’S HOPE” at The California Aquatic Therapy & Wellness Center Hosted by The Unconventional Foundation for Autism

The Unconventional Foundation for Autism is proud to host “JOEY’S HOPE” at The California Aquatic Therapy & Wellness Center in Long Beach on September 17, 2011 from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm. In 2009, Mieko decided to go public with her son’s success with medical cannabis and was invited on FOX News, The Doctors Show,

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