‘Raymond Schwab, 40, relied on medical marijuana to treat PTSD after he suffered severe side effects from medicines prescribed by the VA.
“They were making me crazy, they made me worse,” Schwab told The Denver Post.
After living in Kansas for years, Schwab, his wife Amelia and their five youngest children, aged five to 16, decided to leave the state and start a new life in Colorado where marijuana was recently made legal.
Unfortunately before they left, Amelia’s mother reported them to Kansas Child Protective Services as “unfit parents.” After child welfare officials seized the children, her mother said she regreted making the call.’
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