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Archive for Thursday, July 28, 2016

Medical Marijuana

Next to the pictures of her kids on her black refrigerator, Anneliese Clark has attached a piece of paper. She calls it the arrest plan. The Jacksonville mother created the plan so her kids know who to call for help if she gets arrested for buying medical marijuana for her 11-year-old daughter Christina. At the beginning of her life, Christina was diagnosed with epilepsy and in the proceeding decade would be given numerous drugs to keep her seizures down, stem cell treatments in other countries and undergo three brain surgeries. After Clark heard about the potential benefits of medical marijuana, she managed to get marijuana-based oils for Christina. The results were life changing. At her lowest point, Christina was having ...
Published in Commentaries, From the Pages of Orlando Weekly

Intersection: Taking Care Of Cops, UCF’s Bug Closet, and Sister Honey’s Bakery

New body camera footage shows the chaos and devastation first responders faced when responding to the Pulse nightclub shooting. After witnessing such an event, how do police cope with the stress, horror and chaos? Plus a visit to the Bug Closet, a collection of more than a half-a-million creepy crawlers at UCF. And how one local baker turned her mothers recipes into a thriving business - one slice of coconut cake at a time.
Published in Central Florida News, Intersection