Dennis Peron,Hazel Rodgers

FILE - In this April 21, 1998 file photo, Director Hazel Rodgers, right, of the newly formed San Francisco Cannabis Healing Center, places her hand on Dennis Peron, founder of the Cannabis Cultivators' Club and gubernatorial candidate, in San Francisco. Peron, an activist who was among the first people to argue for the benefits of marijuana for AIDS patients and helped legalize medical pot in California, died Saturday, Jan. 27, 2018, at 72. The San Francisco Chronicle reported that Peron died in a hospital in the city. (AP Photo/Ben Margot, File)

FILE – In this April 21, 1998 file photo, Director Hazel Rodgers, right, of the newly formed San Francisco Cannabis Healing Center, places her hand on Dennis Peron, founder of the Cannabis Cultivators’ Club and gubernatorial candidate, in San Francisco. Peron, an activist who was among the first people to argue for the benefits of marijuana for AIDS patients and helped legalize medical pot in California, died Saturday, Jan. 27, 2018, at 72. The San Francisco Chronicle reported that Peron died in a hospital in the city. (AP Photo/Ben Margot, File)