Judge Recognizes Medical Cannabis Works, Delays Decision in Lawsuit

One of the plaintiffs is Alexis Bortell“>Alexis Bortell, a 12 year girl who uses a cannabis oil to prevent life-threatening epileptic seizures. She takes the oil orally twice a day, and always keeps a THC spray on hand in case she experiences a pre-seizure aura. Alexis did not have access to cannabis when she lived in Texas, and when doctors there were left with no other option than to suggest an experimental lobotomy, her parents moved to Colorado. They knew cannabis had to be better than removing a portion of Bortell’s brain. Thanks to cannabis medicine, she has now been seizure free for over 2 years, where in Texas she was lucky if she could go 3 days without one.

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