"I’ve been preaching about cannabis cures cancer since 2008,” Laurie Gaddis says. And she’s been preaching it because it works.
Gaddis moved to Colorado from Arizona after she was diagnosed with a rare form of skin cancer she says comes from her father’s exposure to Agent Orange in the Vietnam War. She calls herself medical marijuana refugee for nearly a decade.
The patchwork of state laws under a federal ambiguity that has gotten worse with Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ anti-pot statements has created hundreds of medical marijuana refugees who have to move to a state where the kind of medicine either they or their doctor feel is necessary.
Gaddis has never had to...