Families holding onto hope to use marijuana to treat sick loved ones are dispirited by Tuesday's election results.

Families holding onto hope to use marijuana to treat sick loved ones are dispirited by Tuesday's election results.

Published on Nov 6, 2014

Families holding onto hope to use marijuana to treat sick loved ones are dispirited by Tuesday's election results.

 

The measure needed 60 percent and received 57 percent.But Clark says she'll continue fighting for the cause and she feels "optimistic." Her plans now are to inspire a giant rally on Tallahassee and push for a bill, not another possible amendment, to legalize medical cannabis.

She says she wants the legislation to make sure there is regulation, a solid program of testing, and not a chance for just "backyard growing" of medicinal marijuana.

Why is she so passionate? Her daughter has been having seizures from epilepsy since she was three months old. At her worse, Clark says, her daughter was having more than 150 seizures a day.

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