Counting on cannabis
September 18, 2013 12:36
Medical marijuana crusader Cheryl Shuman gets high on Israel.
courtesy: Tikkun Olam 521.
(photo credit:Cheryl Shuman)
It’s not clear what to make of an encounter with Cheryl Shuman. Stately in
stature, immaculately dressed and erudite, the Hollywood socialite sits in a
modest Jerusalem coffee bar and speaks with a conviction that only self-help
gurus, born-again preachers and Herbalife salesmen seem to be able to muster
these days.She possesses traits found in all of them, this perky,
middle-aged cancer survivor who has seen the light and discovered the purpose of
her life – she’s the self-described “Martha Stewart of marijuana.” Like a pot
evangelist on a mission, the founder of the Beverly Hills Cannabis Club and the
Green Asset International Inc. hedge fund dramatically credits cannabis with
bringing her back from the brink of death with advanced ovarian cancer, and is
intent on spreading the marvels of medical marijuana to the rest of the