Linda Horan


Age: 64

retired telephone company worker and longtime labor activist who was diagnosed with advanced lung cancer in July 2015 and was suffering from late-stage cancer when she won permission to buy medical marijuana in Maine before it was available in her home state of New Hampshire, in which a state law allowing medical marijuana was passed in 2013 but New Hampshire wasn't ready to begin issuing cards allowing people to use it by November 2015 when she sued seeking access to it before a judge ordered the state to issue her a card so she could get medical marijuana in neighboring Maine later that month.

Cause of Death: Complications of cancer

Born: July 14, 1951

Died: February 1, 2016

Concord, New Hampshire