Shona Banda suffers from Crohn’s disease, and has found, as have many Crohn’s sufferers, that medical marijuana provides her with effective relief and allows her to manage her illness and live a somewhat normal life. Specifically, Banda uses cannabis oil.
The problem is she lives in, Garden City, Kansas, a state that does not yet recognize the medical uses of marijuana. And when her 11-year old son spoke up in his drug education class to challenge some of the anti-marijuana allegations being taught to the children – and shared the fact that his mother uses cannabis to manage her Crohn’s disease – Banda’s son was removed from her custody by the Kansas Department for Children and Families.
– See more at: http://blog.norml.org/2015/06/22/shona-banda-the-latest-victim-of-mean-spirited-bureaucrats/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+NORMLBlog+%28NORML+Blog%29#sthash.YYfyj825.dpuf