Knox Medical, approved by the Florida Department of Health to dispense low-THC and medical cannabis, delivered medicinal cannabis to its first patient in South Florida on Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2017. The medicinal marijuana oil was delivered to the home of Jacel Delgadillo, who lobbied legislators for the treatment. She is caring for her 5-year-old son Bruno, who experiences severe seizures from Dravet Syndrome. Delgadillo, right, sits with her son Bruno Stillo, center, and his sister Angelene Stillo in their Miami home. The use of this type of marijuana has been legal in Florida under the state’s Compassionate Medical Cannabis Act of 2014, which allows patients who suffer from seizures, severe muscle spasms or cancer to receive the low-THC cannabis.
Knox Medical, approved by the Florida Department of Health to dispense low-THC and medical cannabis, delivered medicinal cannabis to its first patient in South Florida on Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2017. The medicinal marijuana oil was delivered to the home of Jacel Delgadillo, who lobbied legislators for the treatment. She is caring for her 5-year-old son Bruno, who experiences severe seizures from Dravet Syndrome. Delgadillo, right, sits with her son Bruno Stillo, center, and his sister Angelene Stillo in their Miami home. The use of this type of marijuana has been legal in Florida under the state’s Compassionate Medical Cannabis Act of 2014, which allows patients who suffer from seizures, severe muscle spasms or cancer to receive the low-THC cannabis. José A. Iglesias jiglesias@elnuevoherald.com
Knox Medical, approved by the Florida Department of Health to dispense low-THC and medical cannabis, delivered medicinal cannabis to its first patient in South Florida on Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2017. The medicinal marijuana oil was delivered to the home of Jacel Delgadillo, who lobbied legislators for the treatment. She is caring for her 5-year-old son Bruno, who experiences severe seizures from Dravet Syndrome. Delgadillo, right, sits with her son Bruno Stillo, center, and his sister Angelene Stillo in their Miami home. The use of this type of marijuana has been legal in Florida under the state’s Compassionate Medical Cannabis Act of 2014, which allows patients who suffer from seizures, severe muscle spasms or cancer to receive the low-THC cannabis. José A. Iglesias jiglesias@elnuevoherald.com

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5-year-old with seizures now being treated with medical marijuana

January 04, 2017 8:42 PM

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