Healing Church of Rhode Island - GOR-150409-18
Rev. Dr.Anne Armstrong and Alan Gordon of the Healing Church of Rhode Island, which uses marijuana in its prayer based on their interpretations of the bible. Alan Gordon, as a clergy, a deaconess of the healing church I’m required to grow cannabis to make sacramental holy anointing oil to make wafers for distribution,”
“Cancer patient’s lives were being saved by and cannabis we were growing and giving away,”
The religion is based on a reference in the biblical Old Testament. Members say marijuana is a holy herb and want the state to acknowledge their beliefs.
The NYC Cannabis Parade & Rally is part of the Global Marijuana March, which is held on the first Saturday in May at different locations around the world to promote cannabis culture through rallies, parades, educational outreach, concerts and other events.