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Colorado girl suing Jeff Sessions to legalize medical marijuana nationwide

By: ROB LOW, KDVR
November 13, 2017 Updated: November 14, 2017 at 9:04 am
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photo - Alexis Bortell.
Alexis Bortell. 

LARKSPUR  Alexis Bortell is hardly the first child whose family moved to Colorado for access to medical marijuana.

But the 12-year-old is the first Colorado kid to sue U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions over the nation's official marijuana policy.

Shortly after moving to Larkspur, Bortell's family began using a strain of cannabis oil called Haleigh's Hope. A drop of liquid THC in the morning and at night has kept her seizure-free for 2 1/2 years.

But Bortell said the federal prohibition on marijuana prevents her from returning to Texas.

Read more at kdvr.com.

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