Medicine Hat Senior says Process to Get Medical Marijuana Too Complicated

‘I didn’t know what to look for,’ says Judith Brooke of her attempts to procure cannabis.

Medicine Hat senior Judith Brooke had never touched marijuana in her entire life — before last month.

The 75-year-old suffers from a severe case of sciatica. The pain in her lower back was so bad, it made her immobile for months.

Brooke says she tried pharmaceutical drugs Oxycontin and Percocet first, but had allergic reactions to both.

Then, in December, her family doctor authorized marijuana for medical use.

– Read the entire article at CBC News.