POSTED: Friday, October 25, 2013 - 10:30pm
UPDATED: Friday, October 25, 2013 - 10:39pm
Iowa family prepares to move to Colorado so young daughter can get medical marijuana to treat seizures. Michael Crowe reports.
(KWWL) 17-month-old Maggie Selmeski is a little girl, with a big problem -- she had her first major seizure when she was just six weeks old.
"She was convulsing," her mother, Rachael Selmeski, said. "All her limbs were convulsing."
Doctors can't figure out what's wrong with Maggie, but they have diagnosed her main symptom: infantile spasms. She's tried four anti-seizure medications, but nothing has worked for her. So now, her parents have come to their last resort.
"We are in the process of moving to Colorado to gain access to medical marijuana," she said.
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