Questions about what cannabis can offer the sickest, most heavily medicated patients, those in hospice care. 

In 2013, after her mother, Myriam, was diagnosed with brain cancer, Diana Peña, a makeup artist and hairstylist in Rancho Cucamonga, began researching whether cannabis could help.

Doctors had given Myriam a prognosis of three months to live, Peña said, and there was “not a whole lot they could do” except extend her life a bit.

But with cannabis treatments, Peña said her mom outlived expectations by more than a year, with a better quality of life than she could have expected without it.

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