Alexis Bortell is an 11-year-old girl who is currently at the forefront of America’s movement to legalize marijuana. In fact, she’s suing United States Attorney General Jeff Sessions.
Bortell has suffered from re-occurring seizures from a young age. Everything she and her family has tried to combat these seizures hasn’t worked. Medications and doctors couldn’t do anything to help her. Finally, three years ago, the family decided to move from Texas to Colorado to begin treating Alexis’s condition using medicinal cannabis products. The treatment was a smashing success, and she’s now gone nearly 900 days without a seizure.
Now Bortell is fighting to help others in similar conditions. She’s joined a lawsuit against Jeff Sessions, the U.S. Department of Justice and the Drug Enforcement Agency to remove marijuana as a Schedule I Drug, meaning the government classifies it as amongst the most dangerous drugs available with no medical benefit, and certify its status for medicinal purposes.
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