Houston family leaves Texas for medical marijuana in Colorado to treat toddler daughter
Texas is growing. More and more people move to the Lone Star State every day. There are lots of jobs, a reasonable cost of living and no state income state.
But one Houston family is leaving, moving to another state because of something Texas does not offer. It was a decision they considered to be life or death.
“Everything we know and love has been here in Texas,” said Shannon Williams.
Shannon, Stephanie and their children are packing their lives into a truck and moving to Colorado.
“All of our family is here in Texas and we don’t really know anybody in Colorado,” said Stephanie Williams.
But there is something critical in Grand Junction they don’t have here in Houston. It’s called hope.
“That hope is cannabis,” said Stephanie.
Cannabis, as in marijuana.
“All she needs is a little bitty drop every day, the size of a rice grain,” said Shannon. “That’s all she needs and that’s her daily medicine.”
That ‘she’ is their 3-year-old daughter, Shania. Read more