Even Australia’s Medical Marijuana Poster Boy Cannot Obtain the Drug

Lindsay Carter had his first violent seizure at 14. He toppled face first onto a tiled floor in front of his father. At 19, Mr. Carter can still have seizures several times a month that can convulse his body and threaten his life. But more often, the recent high school graduate experiences “focal seizures,” which temporarily arrest his ability to speak or comprehend. When he gets what he describes as “clouds in my head,” he…

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Author: Tacey Rychter, New York Times