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“Our hands were tied.” Millie’s Story (Cannabis for Kids, Part 1) | National Geographic

Penn and Nicole Mattison’s daughter, Millie, has infantile spasms with hypsarrhythmia, a form of epilepsy. By the time she was four months old she was having upwards of 700 seizures a day. The Mattisons tried numerous medications and diet plans, but Millie didn’t improve. After her doctors said they’d tried everything they could, the Mattisons…

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Pain, Pain Go Away. Come Back another Day

  **RE-PUBLISHED WITH PERMISSION FROM CALIPICKER** Yesterday was day 5 of no sleep. Well, that’s not entirely true. I usually get about 2-3 hours of total sleep each night coming in 15-20 minute spurts of pain free bliss. But the pain in my fingers will not be ignored, and WILL be acknowledged and recognized. I have a ...