DENNIS PERON

Dennis Peron, founder of the Cannabis Cultivators Club, sniffs a marijuana plant in his club's growing room in San Francisco, on Jan. 1, 1997. The combative leader of San Francisco's largest medical marijuana club is set to challenge Attorney General Dan Lungren for governor in the Republican primary. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)

Dennis Peron, founder of the Cannabis Cultivators Club, sniffs a marijuana plant in his club’s growing room in San Francisco, on Jan. 1, 1997. The combative leader of San Francisco’s largest medical marijuana club is set to challenge Attorney General Dan Lungren for governor in the Republican primary. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)