Meagan Patrick kisses her daughter, Addy Patrick, 5, in the playroom at Realm of Caring in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Addy was born with a brain malformation and suffers from multiple forms of seizures. She has been using CBD oil since she was 14 months old.
Addy sits inside a teepee in the playroom at Realm of Caring. Her parents moved to Colorado from Maine to get access to medical cannabis.
Lukas Inman, 19, interacts with his father in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Lukas suffers from a rare and severe form of epilepsy called Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome. His parents moved from Maryland to Colorado to get access to medical cannabis instead of putting him through additional brain surgery.
Lacie Lloyd works in the call center at Realm of Caring. The organization fields calls from all over the world and offers advice about medical cannabis.
A map on the wall marks some of the places where people have sought advice from Realm of Caring. The organization fields calls from all over the world and offers information about medical cannabis.
Lukas sits on the couch at his Colorado Springs home. Alex Inman says his son has experienced a dramatic decrease in seizures since he started using CBD oil and THC, the psychoactive compound of cannabis.
Jenny Inman talks about the effects cannabis has had on the seizures experienced by her son, Lukas.
Syringes used to administer CBD oil sit on the kitchen counter of the Inman family.
Alex Inman talks about the effects cannabis has had on the seizures experienced by his son, Lukas.