FRANKFORT, Ky. – Eric Crawford held up a plastic bag filled with dozens of prescription medications that he uses to treat lingering pain from a car accident along with a myriad of other health conditions.
“My life is a struggle of constant nerve pain, ungodly muscle spasms, extreme stiffness, arthritis, chronic urinary track infections,” said Crawford, a quadriplegic. “If I could legally use medical cannabis, I would not need any narcotics.”
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