George McMahon (activist)

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George McMahon (born 1950) is an American cannabis rights activist. McMahon is one of four surviving patients enrolled in the federal Compassionate Investigational New Drug Program, and getting marijuana from the government. He lives with extreme pain caused by a rare genetic condition called nail-patella syndrome and uses cannabis to treat its symptoms.[1][2][3][4][5]

McMahon was the Grassroots Party candidate for Vice-president in 1996 and 2012.[6]

McMahon, who lives in Iowa, travels widely for speaking engagements. He is co-author Prescription Pot. And he serves on the board of the group Patients Out of Time.[4][7][8]