Participants

Medical Cannabis

Timothy Eli Addo

Undiagnosed for a decade, he fought for answers; now, he fights for access for all Timothy Eli Addo, now 30, has had to advocate for himself since his teens. Instead…

Steven Goldberg

  Finding the way to something better   In third grade, Steven Goldberg* became fixated on cleanliness, washing his hands incessantly to disinfect himself from germs. His mom recounts times…

Sharon Rose Nissley

Sidelined by rare diseases, she became an advocate for better treatments Sharon Rose Nissley has lived with chronic pain since she was a young child, but even now, at age…

Sergeant Sean J. Major

Sergeant Sean J. Major, Retired United States Marine Corps Advocating for medical cannabis for veterans in need From a young age, retired United States Marine Corps (USMC) Sergeant Sean J….

Sailene Ossman

Cannabis saved her. Now, she’s a powerful advocate for plant-based medicine Sailene Ossman was just 19 when she was involved in a near-fatal car accident. Her injuries included a spinal…

Roger Martin

A veteran goes from opioid addiction to cannabis advocacy, and finds new life   65-year-old Roger Martin shied away from discussing his personal life with pain for decades. As a…

Enedina Stanger Ramos

She uprooted her family to move where cannabis is legal; now, she’s an advocate When Enedina Stanger Ramos’s life veered down an unexpected path, she, her husband Mike, and their…

Ellen Lenox Smith

From skeptics to advocates, she and her husband are teaching others how to find relief Ten years ago, if someone had told Ellen Lenox Smith that she would be growing…

Bonnie Cunningham

Finding relief after 40 years of chronic back pain Isolation is a feeling known to many with chronic pain. Pain can dramatically force someone to make lifestyle changes to manage…

Andrew Kuebbing

Without a diagnosis, he had to advocate fiercely for himself… now, he helps others, too It’s difficult enough to live with a diagnosed chronic pain condition or illness; it’s even…