Kyla Doedtman of Effingham never thought she would become an advocate for medical marijuana, but a battle with an aggressive and rare form of breast cancer changed everything.

The 44-year-old first turned to medical marijuana for relief from back pain caused by a back injury.

“My journey actually started with the medical marijuana over a year ago," she said.

"I had been on pain pills due to an injury for 2 1/2 years, and my doctor brought (medical marijuana) to my attention. I was reluctant at first, like most everybody would be, and after discussing it with my kids (and) after about eight months of contemplating it, I finally decided ‘OK, I’m going to try this. We’re going to do this.’”

Click here to read the complete article

Kaitlin Cordes ~ EffinghamDailyNews.com

Recent News Articles

Monday March 25

Greater Boston's First Pot Shop Opening Weekend Goes 'According To Plan' - Cannabis News

in Cannabis News

by Bruce Kennedy - Editor in Chief

Brookline can now be added to the short list of Massachusetts cities and towns where…

1281 hits

Monday March 25

CVS to sell CBD products in 800 stores in 8 states - Cannabis News

in Finance

by Bruce Kennedy - Editor in Chief

CBD-infused sprays, roll-ons, creams and salves will be offered as an 'alternative source of relief'.

1163 hits

Monday March 25

Nearly Half of Anxiety Patients Find Medical Marijuana More Effective Than Pills - Cannabis News

in Medical News

by Bruce Kennedy - Editor in Chief

A new study shows that people suffering from anxiety may be able to successfully transition…

1158 hits

Monday March 25

Utah is looking for software to run its medical cannabis program - Cannabis News

in Hi-Tech

by Bruce Kennedy - Editor in Chief

The state has started its search for multimillion-dollar software that will form the spine of…

1104 hits

Tuesday March 26

Hemp About To Be Removed From Texas’ Controlled Substances List - Cannabis News

in Law & Crime

by Bruce Kennedy - Editor in Chief

The state of Texas is taking a big step toward legitimizing the use of CBD…

828 hits