The Gazette, 03 Nov 2013 - Marisa Kiser-Podvin walked into a Colorado Springs marijuana dispensary with her toddler strapped to her chest and asked for a small bottle she hopes will save her child's life. Like dozens of families from all over the country, Kiser-Podvin recently moved to Colorado, drawn by stories of local children making astounding recoveries from epilepsy using a special marijuana oil.
The Gazette, 20 Oct 2013 - When Mohammad Halabi was a boy, his parents fled war in Lebanon to give their child a chance at life. This month, as Halabi drove to Denver International Airport to pick up his wife and 2-year-old daughter, he realized he was doing the same thing. Halabi's daughter, Mia, has severe epilepsy. Treatment by some of the country's best neurologists and with the most powerful drugs has done little. This year, doctors told him to prepare for her death.