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Advocate For Medical Marijuana Tells Story Of Pain And Hope

Advocate For Medical Marijuana Tells Story Of Pain And Hope

It's a subject of contentious debate: Should marijuana be legal for medicinal use? More than a dozen states have passed legislation legalizing medical marijuana, but so far that hasn't happened in Connecticut. The legislature is expected to take up the issue again this session. One woman who has become an outspoken advocate says it's time -- and she is using her personal battle to press her case. Voluntown native Lindsey Beck says she's standing up in the hope that no one has to go through the pain she's suffered. Beck says she followed doctors orders for years to treat a severe case ofCrohn's Disease, but found the painkillers she was taking left her...

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