Patient Stories

Nikki Lawley

A TBI Stole My Joy, but Cannabis Returned It

Nikki Lawley, a New York State resident, has always been a proud and diligent worker. She was employed as an HVAC filtration salesperson, later...
Star Graves

My name is Star Graves – I’m a breast cancer survivor

My name is Star Graves. I am a breast cancer survivor, successful retired finance director, mother, educator, medical cannabis advocate, minority business owner, proud grandmother and podcaster.  I...

A Recovering Heroin Addict and Hep C Positive

My name is Ryan. I’m 29 years old and a recovering heroin addict and hepatitis C positive. Like many, I first tried cannabis as...
Rita Montoya

Life-long Community Activist and Chingona

chingona (noun):  a woman in her place of power when she’s  following her own intuitive-driven direction Rita Montoya empowers herself and other women...

Managing Ehlers Danlos Syndrome and Chronic Pain

Ellen Lenox Smith has lived with Ehlers Danlos syndrome and sarcoidosis, which cause chronic pain, for most of her life. No pain medications provided...