Elizabeth Aquino

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LA resident who treats her daughter's severe epilepsy with Charlotte's Web, a strain of marijuana

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A type of marijuana extract has proven highly effective at treating severe epilepsy. But one of the only places in LA to get it just got a cease-and-desist from the city.

Charlotte's Web

A type of marijuana extract has proven highly effective at treating severe epilepsy. But one of the only places in LA to get it just got a cease-and-desist from the city.

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