Conservatively raised Becca Harmon said she would not have believed it if someone told her she would one day be sitting in a public park in Amarillo advocating for the legalization of cannabis. But then she had Jilli.

Diagnosed with intractable epilepsy and severely developmentally delayed, 11-year-old Jilli benefits greatly from a non-psychoactive derivative of cannabis oil, recommended by her physician, Harmon said.

But her medicine isn’t legal in Texas. Instead, she has been prescribed a host of other medicines, heavily laden with side effects that her mother said contribute to her developmental delays.

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Michael Hughes ~ Amarillo Globe-News via LubbockOnline.com ~

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