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Who is Alex?Alex suffers from Tuberous Sclerosis, seizures, Autism, and very severe self-injurious behaviors. He hurts himself so badly that he can't live with us anymore. After the heartbreak of placing him outside the home, now we're having to fight an uphill battle for the medicine that may actually help him.
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I was interviewed last week by NORML’s “A Different View” crew: http://www.facebook.com/ADifferentView420. The show will air tomorrow at 8:00pm and includes a brief discussion with myself and two other parents who have made the decision to use cannabis on their … Continue reading
Finally, some good news: two congressmen (Ron Paul and Barney Frank) have introduced HR 2306 to end federal prohibition once and for all. There’s no chance of this passing if your elected officials believe a “yes” vote will only make … Continue reading
It’s time I wrote another more generalized bit about cannabis. This site is about Alex, but I also want people to learn something new now and then. Recently, the federal government has been making a lot of threats to states … Continue reading
This week was all over the place. As I mentioned last time, I started my new job and have been able to visit Alex a bit. Unfortunately, his Thursday and Saturday weren’t nearly as good as Tuesday. He was hurting … Continue reading
Started the new job on Monday, visited Alex Tuesday, and am generally very busy. Not a lot of time to update here or respond to emails. The good news is that Alex has been able to go without wearing his … Continue reading
Best visit ever!! We saw Alex this weekend, and it was by far our best visit ever. He’s happier than he’s been in a very long time. He only had one really serious meltdown, and it lasted only about ten … Continue reading
Not much to say – check out the video section, and you’ll find a new video with clips that actually make you feel hopeful instead of depressed. These are clips from two of his really good marijuana doses, where he … Continue reading
Marijuana isn’t the danger so many people think it is. Even though it’s illegal, most of that is due to tradition – a tradition primarily rooted in fear, misunderstanding, and misinformation.
I’ve just uploaded a video containing clips of some of the most difficult self-abuse Alex has ever had – just click on “Video” in the upper-right – or click here. The first clip is when Alex was around 3 or … Continue reading
Read Alex’s Story before this if you want to know who we’re talking about here. A quick summary, though: Alex is a child with autism, seizures, and severe self-injurious behaviors We’ve tried many medications and talked to several specialists over … Continue reading