'Haleigh wouldn't be here without it': New medical cannabis law aids Georgia families

‘Haleigh Wouldn’t be Here Without it’: New Cannabis Law Aids Georgia Families

Four years ago Haleigh Cox’s family was told she wouldn’t live much longer. She had a seizure disorder that required medicine so strong that it could stop her breathing. Her family decided to try cannabis oil and it worked. But, the battle to get her safe, legal access to cannabis oil has been long and difficult. For years, they had to travel out-state just to get the cannabis oil she needed to live. Now, new laws in Georgia will make it easier for Haleigh’s and other families to get what they need but it’s still 18 months away from being implemented. That could be a lifetime for some.

Janea says cannabis oil was Haleigh’s last hope — and it worked.

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