Cancer Survivor Makes First Medical Marijuana Purchase In Arkansas

Cancer Survivor Makes First Medical Cannabis Purchase In Arkansas

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Sean Sharp was diagnosed with cancer two years ago, at age 50. Since then he has undergone radiation and chemo which he describes as causing “collateral damage” and, although his cancer is in remission, he is left with considerable pain. But on Friday, in Arkansas, where Sean lives, medical cannabis sales became legal and he was the first patient to purchase it. (Read more and watch the 5newsonline video below.)

“Today is a great day,” Sharp said. “It’s a chance for me to get off a bunch of medication I’m taking that I really don’t need to be taking because there’s an alternative,” he said looking down at his canisters of marijuana. […]

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