“People have the assumption that we're getting our daughter high. But I say if she's eating more, she's growing, she's smiling, she's giggling, I prefer that than her having one-hour seizures, every day.” - Tracey Garza

Legalizing marijuana is an ongoing debate. In the state of Texas, possessing an amount of the drug can land someone behind bars. According to Senate Bill 339, the state allows the medical use of low-THC cannabis with stipulations.

A Rio Grande Valley family found out their daughter was diagnosed with Aicardi syndrome. Doctors prescribed drug after drug to help with their daughter's seizures. Some drugs weren't effective, and others came with harmful side effects.

The family started researching marijuana as a treatment. The plant has helped children with all sorts of neurological conditions.

Last November, they made the decision to move to Colorado where recreational and medical marijuana is legal.

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“It's the best thing we could have done for her,” Tracey Garza said after the family moved to Colorado. Read the Garza's story and how some doctors are pushing for changes when it comes to the use of medical marijuana. Related Story: Family's Video Inspires Bill to Legalize Medical Marijuana in Texas

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