Young Medical Marijuana Advocate, Who Could ‘Melt Your Heart,’ Succumbs To Epilepsy
Jackson Salemme, the 15-year-old epileptic who fought to legalize medical marijuana in Pennsylvania, has died from the condition he used cannabis to treat.
His mother, Cara, found the teen unresponsive in his room when she checked on him one morning last week at their North Codorus Township home. The cause, she said, was likely a seizure.
“We find peace knowing that Jackson stayed here with us for 10 years to teach us all kindness and compassion and how to be advocates for each other and for our children,” Cara said.
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