These “medical refugees”, families who relocated to Colorado for legal medical marijuana treatment, have helped to change cannabis laws in at least 19 states.

The first patient was Charlotte Figi, a girl who suffered hundreds of violent epileptic seizures every week. But after her mom, Charlotte Figi, gave her a few drops of dark oil extracted from marijuana plants four years ago, the seizures dramatically decreased.

A few months later, Heather Jackson gave a dose of the oil to her son Zaki. He hasn't had another seizure.

Soon, another 15 children experienced success with the oil - now called Charlotte's Web - that was developed by Joel Stanley, 36, the eldest of six brothers to attend Colorado Springs Christian School before joining Colorado's booming marijuana marketplace.

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Steve Rabey ~ Colorado Springs Gazette ~

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