At one point, RayAnn Moseley took four different medicines to help her intractable epilepsy, but the seizures didn’t stop.
When the 12-year-old’s mother, Holley Moseley, saw the CNN documentary “Weed,” she and her husband took RayAnn to Colorado, where medical marijuana is legal.
“We’ve tried everything that modern medicine has to offer,” the 35-year-old said.
The Moseleys considered moving to Colorado so RayAnn, who also suffers from cerebral palsy, could find relief.
But now, after fighting for Florida’s Compassionate Medical Cannabis Act of 2014 (SB 1030), they won’t have to.
The Florida Department of Health will award licenses to five nurseries in the state to grow low-THC, high-CBD medical marijuana.
Applications for growing medical marijuana will be accepted from qualifying nurseries until July 8, according to the Department of Health’s website.
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