Here are just three of the 147,000 Mississippians who hope today will be the day when their access to medical cannabis will be granted.
Sickle Cell Disease: Excruciating pain that can last for days. Current option is to wait for hours in the ER to get opioid pain medication.
Debilitating Medical Condition: Violent seizures. Since starting medical cannabis treatments in Colorado, she has been seizure free for three years.
Multiple Sclerosis: Several severe side effects from multiple medications which limited her ability to function normally.