This story ought to create all kinds of controversy and debate. Medical marijuana for children. It centers around 10 year old Zaki Jackson who suffers from severe epilepsy, a condition so bad, his family says, that it caused him to have as many as 250 seizures a day.
After trying 17 different medications with little or no improvement, Zaki's doctor prescribed medical marijuana. He has not had one seizure in the last 8 months. His mother Heather says, "We are Christians and conservatives and we are giving our child medical marijuana"
On the other side of the argument is Dr. Sharon Levy of Harvard Medical School who says, "I worry that we just don't know enough about it." "A couple of generations ago, physicians were recommending tobacco as a good method of relaxation or to relieve stress. It seems unbelievable now"
What do you think? Medical marijuana for kids, good idea or bad?