One of my neighbors suffers from intense chronic pain. I asked him if he ever considered marijuana, medical or black market. He said medical marijuana is hard to get (through the Florida health system). And while he would be willing to buy illegal pot, he didn’t trust what else might be in it (mentioning arsenic).
Now I read this story posted on Serendipity. Patients, support group members, and health care professionals sometimes need to break laws in order to save a life.
This should not be. We must demand a health care system that does its job.
“When you are diagnosed with an illness for which there is no cure, but long time survival is possible, you quickly learn that the most important case manager you will ever have is yourself. You need to learn everything you can to survive — legally and, if necessary, illegally…” ~ via Serendipity