New York's medical marijuana law excludes some who seek the drug

January 8, 2014 3:21 PM

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New York's medical marijuana law excludes some who seek the drug

NEW YORK (Reuters) - When New York moves ahead with its planned legalization of medical marijuana for the chronically ill, Missy Miller's epileptic son Oliver will be left behind.

Oliver suffered a brain stem injury in utero and now, at 14, has hundreds of seizures a day. For months, his family has pinned their hopes on a strain of marijuana developed in Colorado that has helped children with similar conditions.

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