Parents are going where scientists fear to tread to calm their children’s autism and epilepsy symptoms.

Karlee lives in a quiet town in southeastern Washington. Last year, she put in a new cedar fence around her home.

The fence is 6 feet tall, and behind it Karlee grows tomatoes, zucchini, and marijuana.

As it matures, the sweet smell of pot starts to waft into the neighborhood. This is Karlee’s cue that it’s time to pick the leaves and have them processed into oils. She gives these to her 13-year-old son, who has autism.

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Jessica Wright ~ TheAtlantic.com ~

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