By: Beau Daniels
An eleven year old who was not allowed in school because of her marijuana patch — prescribed to prevent seizures following cancer treatment — is now back in class with fellow students. A federal judge had to force the school to accept her after the parents sued the district.
Her mom mentions the benefits of the drug, saying, “The two together are a golden cure for her. She can think better, walk better, talk better. Her brain used to be like in a cloud. Now she can think better and is more alert and she can interact.”
The small cancer survivor uses a patch and lotion created with marijuana to get through the day. Dealing with childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia, constantly being prescribed different drugs with no success, her parents wanted a stop in things causing more side effects, that’s when the doctor switched to marijuana. More here.