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.

Ryan

A Recovering Heroin Addict and Hep C Positive

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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

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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

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

An Absolute Lifesaver

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13 years ago, I was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (MS). My neurologist tried all the different medications available, but I didn’t get any relief...

Relief from Lupus

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Linda Biggs has found relief from a range of health issues including lupus, the aftermath of a traumatic brain injury, and breathing problems by...