About Lanny

It takes many people with a passion and dedication to effect change. Lanny Swedlow has been a pioneer in the fight to legalize Marijuana and to provide patients in need a safe, comfortable, affordable and reputable solution to medical marijuana. He has been a driving force behind MAPP and has been serving this cause for many years. Some of Lanny's accomplishments include the following.

  • Certified RN
  • December 1999 - Founder of the MARIJUANA Anti-Prohibition Project (MAPP) support group to help raise awareness for this cause and most importantly be a viable voice to work with the public, city administrators, patients and law enforcement officials to work on providing safe distribution of medical marijuana.

    The MAPP group holds 5 monthly meetings in Palm Springs, Riverside, Landers, Victorville/Phelan and El Centro. For more details and dates please visit OUR CALENDAR.
  • January 2008 Opened the THCF Medical Clinic in Riverside, California
  • Member of the Board of Directors of the Inland Empire Patients Health & Wellness Center in Riverside, CA.
  • Columnist for several print media that includes the following
    Desert Sun
    Riverside Press Enterprise
    San Bernardino Sun
    Inland Valley Daily Bulletin
    West Coat Leaf
    Culture Magazine
  • Host of Marijuana Compassion & Common Sense Radio Program
BlogTalkRadio.com/MarijuanaNews
Every Monday at 6pm


Lanny Swerdlow at many of his regular speaking engagements.


Lanny conducting an interview for the Radio and TV show to support MAPP.


Taking to the streets in support of SAFE ACCESS for Medical Marijuana