Ohio Pot Refugees: We'll Come Home If Kasich Signs Bill

The Liberty Township family that moved to Colorado to treat their daughter with marijuana for her epilepsy is considering a move back to Ohio if Gov. John Kasich signs the medical-marijuana bill that the legislature passed last month.

“I have smiled inside and out at the thought of being able to come home, back to our family, friends, Skyline chili and Big Boy. I would pay big bucks for a Big Boy right about now,” said Heather Benton in Castle Rock, Colorado, outside Denver. “I’m just so tired of feeling like I don't have a home. As beautiful as it is, Colorado is not home.”

A year ago, Heather and Adam Benton moved to Colorado, where marijuana is legal, to get medical compounds to treat their daughter, Addyson, who turns 5 June 16. The girl lives with myoclonic epilepsy, experiencing as many as 1,000 seizures a day. The Bentons said...

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