Patient Stories

Patients share their personal stories of cannabis use in the treatment of a variety of mental and physical disease symptoms to help educate and support others in the treatment process. Patient stories deliver healthcare care providers a new perspective on the medicinal benefits of cannabis.

Stefanie Suriel

From Patient to Pioneer: My Journey with Medical Cannabis

In the heart of adversity, we often discover our true calling. My journey with medical cannabis began in the throes of a life-altering diagnosis....
Darcey Paulding McCready

Recovery with  Cannabis + Paying It Forward

Anorexia Nervosa is a complicated neuropsychiatric illness and one that I would not wish on my worst enemy. For most of my life, I...
LaWann Stribble

The Lifesaving Plant That Brings Generational Wealth

I come to you as someone who benefitted and abused cannabis as a young adult.  For 11 years, cannabis helped me keep pushing through the depression...
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...