Amarillo, TX – Jilli Harmon, 11, was seizing. She was being comforted by her mother as she went through a dramatic episode. Becca Harmon said this is one of many things her daughter suffers through day by day.
Harmon said that her child was in constant pain and the medications prescribed to her was doing more harm than good.
One day Harmon saw a documentary about medical marijuana and how it helped people who suffered from pain.
Harmon and her family went to Colorado to see how her daughter would react to the ointment. Since then, Harmon decided to team up with the Texas for Responsible Marijuana Policy.
The group hosts events around the state to educate supporters of marijuana policy reform. On Saturday they met at the Amarillo Library to offer people the tools needed to make effective arguments and dispel common myths.
The group of activists and community leaders who are dedicated to helping others realize the positives that effective and evidence-based marijuana policies can bring to Texas.
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Full Article: Mother Teams Up With Marijuana Advocacy Group To Help Daughter
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