PARENTING
05/16/2013 06:05 pm ET

Medical Marijuana Shouldn't Be For 'Adults Only'

Shutterstock

My 9-year-old daughter has Aicardi syndrome, a rare genetic disorder that causes extremely hard-to-control seizures, debilitation, disability and early mortality. She began having seizures at three months of age, and since that time has had multiple seizures every day, with rare exception -- probably to the tune of nearly 200,000 seizures in her lifetime.

For most families, even one such day would be an emergency. For ours, it is the norm.

Read more on Chicago Tribune

CONVERSATIONS