(KSDK) – Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon signed into law House Bill 2238, which has to do with medical marijuana, early Monday afternoon.
Hundreds of families, including some from St. Louis, have become medical marijuana refugees. They’ve moved to Colorado because they have children with epilepsy and a special strain of oil from the marijuana plant seems to dramatically reduce seizures.
But once they go, they couldn’t come back.
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“We can’t cross state lines with her medication or we’re considered criminals,” said Jamie Bruno.
But that all changes with Gov. Nixon’s signature Monday.
Monday at 10 p.m. NewsChannel 5’s Mike Bush will explain why this kind of medical marijuana is so different than what you’d expect, and the reason families are willing to leave the place they love and grew up just for the chance to try it.
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