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This week we will start off the– conversation with patient focused stories and the history of cannabis prohibition.
Christine Stenquist, President and Founder of TRUCE, is a brain tumor patient that was bedridden and housebound for 16 years, she discovered the medicinal benefits of cannabis. Her improved health led to her advocacy work. She has been advocating for the last 4 legislative sessions on the medical cannabis issue in Utah. As a daughter of a narcotics officer it has been interesting to her to discover the biases of cannabis prohibition. Her efforts have taken her all the way Washington DC to lobby the cause for patients and caregivers. She was given the Courage award from Americans for Safe Access and the Liberty Cap from Libertas Institute for her advocacy efforts.
Doug Rice, board member at TRUCE and Vice President of Utah Epilepsy Association. A licensed paramedic since 1991, and a fire captain and a first responder to World Trade Center Sept. 2001, Doug has some real-world experience with human suffering and tragedy He is a caregiver to his special needs daughter, Ashley, who suffers from Angleman Syndrome. Doug is also a cancer survivor. He is a passionate supporter of patient access to cannabis , he has been a citizen lobbyist for cannabis since 2014, and was one of the first 50 patients to obtain a Utah hemp registry card for his child.
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