Think Marijuana is Just for Stoners? Meet the 6-Year-Old Who's Life was Saved by it

Jonathan Schoenfeld | The Anti-Media

Parents would do anything to secure their child’s safety. For the parents of Charlotte Figi that includes allowing marijuana treatment for a rare form of epilepsy. Using medical cannabis, 7 year old Charlotte was able to reduce her seizures from around 400 a week to one or none.

John Stanley and his brothers were able to eliminate the psychoactive ingredient in marijuana, THC, and increased one of the therapeutic cannabinoids, CBD. This special pant is able to provide a strong anti seizure component without any of the psychoactive effects. Thumbnail credit: graffitiwith.files.wordpress.com

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Since aiding Charlotte with her medical condition, John Stanley has been a pioneer in medical marijuana treatment for pediatric patients. An increasing number of children and their families are traveling to Colorado in order to receive treatment for their medical issues. Unfortunately, some families are unable to afford the trip to Colorado and the medical use of marijuana is illegal where they live. There is no denying the medical benefits of marijuana, and its only a matter of time before awareness of its benefits is prominently established enough to accept the plant under federal law. Watch the full story below:

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