Above: Better times, on the way to 2001 Reefer Rumble in Ohio, left to right is Brian McCullough, Cher Ford-McCullough, Richard J. Rawlings, Heidi Drake and RONNIE SMITH aka ROLAND DUBY.
Ronnie Lee Smith, better known as Roland Duby or Marijuana Man, passed from this life yesterday evening from Leukemia.
He was a Cannabis Activist who was a major player in the Cannabis Oil movement for Cancer.
With a single post on Facebook a Man who had fought the greater part of adult life for the Cannabis movement and had attested to curing many others who had been given up on by our healthcare system from cancer, did, himself succumb to cancer.
I’m very sad to say that we’ve lost our friend and brother Roland Duby in his battle against Leukemia
RIP sweet friend
There were many activists who were "watching" his facebook page for hours leading up until the end posting messages and conveying their love and prayers to him. And many messages left since then.
It is a major loss to Cannabis Activists all over the U.S. as him and his knowledge will be sorely missed by all.
He is survived by close family whom shall remain unnamed here for personal reasons, and many, many, friends and activists whom he influenced throughout the years who shall attempt to carry on the fight!
He was "MARIJUANA MAN"!
He was born and raised in Warsaw, Kentucky
Graduated Class of 1983 from Gallatin County High School in Warsaw, Ky
Graduated "Oaksterdam University" Class of 2010
He authored the following websites:
Ronnie Smith ran for Sheriff in 2010 in Gallatin County Kentucky:
Above: Time 4 Hemp features Ronnie Smith
Note: There is so much information out there on Ronnie Smith that I cannot possibly input it all here. I encourage you to search out information on him if you are not already familiar. Thank you.