Cannabis aids in youth’s cancer recovery

JOINT EFFORT—Angela Smith with her son Chico Ryder, who received relief from medical cannabis while receiving chemotherapy treatments. Now cancer-free, he’s spreading the word about the drug’s benefits. Courtesy photo

When he received a cancer diagnosis one month before his 11th birthday, Chico Ryder didn’t know that while one door closed, another opened. Now 16 and cancer-free, Chico has decided to dedicate himself to spreading the word about the benefits of medical cannabis, which he used t...

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