Matt Rifkin, born and raised in New York City, and 20-year resident of Tokyo, Japan moved to the Big Island in 2003 to escape the concrete jungles and neon lights. Became interested in cannabis reform when seeing the vast difference between US and Canadian media coverage of the murder of four RCMPs in 2005. Became personally interested in solving the inter-island transportation issue after being threatened with arrest at Kona airport on Christmas Day 2007.
Although living in Puna, Matt lives “on the grid” and while not vegan or vegetarian tries to eat non-GMO papaya and organic fruits as often as possible.
This game-changing movie presents the most comprehensive synopsis to date of the real science surrounding the worldÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s most controversial plant. Showing at the Palace Theater, Thursday, January 27th at 7pm. $5 admission at the door