For one family in Australia, cannabis oil is making a difference.
When Sophie Martin was ten weeks old, she had her first seizure. Now, at eight years old and diagnosed with Dravet Syndrome, a rare and incurable genetic epileptic dysfunction of the brain. Her parents have turned to cannabis oil to aid them in giving their daughter quality of life—despite the fact that use of the substance, even for medicinal purposes, is strictly illegal.
Breaking the Law for The Greater Good
For Shellie and David Martin, their choice to use cannabis oil to assuage their daughter’s severest symptoms is a no brainer. For those who can’t understand their reasons, Shellie Martin counters that naysayers have “zero idea of what it is like