Empathy Foundation of America

Baltimore, Maryland
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About this Organization

The Empathy Foundation of America is a multiple non-profit organization a 501(c)3 Empathy Foundation of America Inc. and a 501(c)4 organization .All which have filed to Operate under the Trade name Empathy Foundation of America Inc.. Articles of Incorporation were filed as of November 17, 2014 in Maryland when Maryland passed Medical Marijuana Regulations on November 13, 2014.

We are recently established and IRS approval is pending at this point donations can not be guaranteed to be tax deductible.
Brian Smith is the Founder and Managing Director and is a cancer patient with liver cancer and is on the liver transplant list awaiting a new liver. While waiting he has been fighting in his state to be able to use cannabinoids for tumor reduction for tumors caused by an approved pharmaceutical called Accutane. He has become an activist in Maryland and with help from the potential Cannabis Industry in Maryland his physician’s and Brian’s relentless efforts Empathy Foundation of America was formed which may hopefully bridge the gap in the conflict of interest and provide an organization like The ALS Foundation or American Cancer society to help be able to use state cannabis and with Maryland’s strict testing protocols.


Brian Smith
Founder and Managing Director
Brian Smith is the Founder and Managing Director of Empathy Foundation of America. Brian was into a very different industry though during the earlier part of his career. Once getting diagnosed with liver failure with cancerous tumors from a pharmaceutical called Accutane his life changed forever. This diagnosis came after the economy had just gone into the recession and Brian had lost his health care due to having to declare bankruptcy after being in the housing industry before the mortgage crisis, After years without health care in 2014 when the affordable care act went into affect he was able to …

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