Jill Haas Says Medicinal Marijuana Will Help Her Daughter’s Seizures

Published on Jan 10, 2014 Testifying before the Kentucky House Health and Welfare Committee on January 9, Jill Haas told legislators her four-year-old daughter started having seizures shortly after she was born. Haas said she’s exhausted all medical options and feels medicinal marijuana would help her child live a higher quality life.

Medicinal Marijuana a Last Hope for Sick Kids

Published on Jan 10, 2014

Testifying before the Kentucky House Health and Welfare Committee on January 9, Josh Stanley, a cannabis cultivator and founder of the Realm of Caring Dispensary in Colorado, told the story of a five year-old-child named Charlotte. The girl suffered from up to 400 seizures a week caused by an intractable form epilepsy. Doctors tried 18 different drugs to control her seizures but relief only came when Charlotte’s parents turned to medicinal marijuana.