For nearly two years, we've followed the story of Brandon Gilbert and his family's search to have cannabis-based treatment for his son's seizures. Here is Brandon's first update since his son began taking Charlotte's Web oil in mid-March. Don't miss this inspiring and informative story: https://goo.gl/QReu69 Fortunately, this is a ray of hope for cannabis law reform in TN. As you'll read, Brandon has been able to safely and legally possess the oil he has desperately sought, now that the TN General Assembly passed a law allowing it. This is just the first baby step in what is truly needed for the citizens of Tennessee.
Logan Mathes is a police officer in East Tennessee. He is also an advocate for medical cannabis. Here is his family’s story: http://goo.gl/hhcmtY
Parents from across the country explain the benefits of medical cannabis for epilepsy that doesn’t respond to pharmaceutical medications and the need for rescheduling and legalization of medical marijuana.
Five minutes is all it takes to learn about the issues facing many TN families who choose to leave everything behind and move to Colorado for the sake of their child’s survival. Please watch this video.
This is the powerful story of a Greene County family seeking a state waiver that would protect them from prosecution should they seek a medicine derived from cannabis for their child.
“There is absolutely no side effects with the cannibis oil. And she would not get high from this,” Mathes said. “But here we are now doping her up with prescription medications that have major side effects,” she said. “We don’t want to go to Colorado (to live), but we have to take care of our daughter,” she said.
Read the whole story here: http://goo.gl/FFYnO9
Heartbreaking story on a Nashville area family who is moving to Colorado to seek treatment for their 5 year old son, Ryan Gilbert, who suffered from a stroke when he was a baby, and needs cannabis oil to help with treatment for his seizures.
Father, Brandon Gilbert, “We love Tennessee. Nashville, I consider it home but it’s not a hard decision. We’re at our last chance to help him have a typical, normal life.”
You can see his story from Fox 17 here.