A thought-provoking story about the struggles and legal battles a 12-year-old girl who uses medical marijuana to control epilepsy.

DENVER — A 12-year-old girl is spearheading a campaign to legalize medical marijuana across the whole country. Alexis Bortell said she and her family had no choice but to move from their Texas home to Colorado to treat her severe epilepsy. Now, her family and a handful of others are suing Attorney General Jeff Sessions and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA).

They are demanding “cannabis for the treatment of their illnesses, diseases and medical conditions.”

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