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Marijuana Refugee

 

Webmd: Special Report Documentary, 2014 

 

Marijuana refugee: Special Report 

Desperate for help, families take extraordinary steps to help children wracked with seizures.

This story focuses on a few of the hundreds of parents who have moved to Colorado in search of CBD oil. Marijuana refugees, families who have moved hundreds or thousands of miles away from loved ones for a drug that remains illegal for recreational use in 48 states and on the federal level. Their stories have sparked efforts in many states to relax marijuana laws and spurred research into how the drug reduces seizures.

 

Lead Producer: Nancy Lebrun

Producer/Director: Courtney Dixon

Cinematographer: Academy Award Winner, Brook Aitken

Post-Production: Paul Marsico

The Telly Awards- Silver Award, 2015