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  1. Ron Strider

    Medical Marijuana Advocate Leaving Florida In Hopes Of Better Healthcare For Her Son

    A Lithia mother that has dedicated her time to helping pass medical cannabis laws will have to end her fight in Florida, as she will be relocating to Virginia with high hopes of finding better healthcare for her son. Renee Petro has been caring for her 15-year-old son Branden since he was...
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    FL: Why Some Say The Bay Area's New Medical Marijuana Dispensary Just Isn't Enough

    Lithia, Fla. - Rene Petro's life came crashing down 6 years ago. Her healthy 8-year-old boy suddenly started seizing. "I kept hearing him say it hurts, please stop hurting me," said Petro Her son Branden's seizures never stopped. He suffers from a rare for of epilepsy. Rene's has...
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    FL: Why Some Say The Bay Area's New Medical Marijuana Dispensary Just Isn't Enough

    Lithia, Fla. - Rene Petro's life came crashing down 6 years ago. Her healthy 8-year-old boy suddenly started seizing. "I kept hearing him say it hurts, please stop hurting me," said Petro Her son Branden's seizures never stopped. He suffers from a rare for of epilepsy. Rene's has...
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    FL: Medical Marijuana Debate Hits Close To Home For Tampa Bay Area Family

    Tampa, Florida - On Tuesday in Tallahassee, just blocks away from the Florida State Capitol building, a new store opened it's doors. For the first time in Florida, Medical Marijuana is legally available. Renee Petro hoped to be there, but her son's health would not allow it. Petro's son...
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    FL: Medical Marijuana Debate Hits Close To Home For Tampa Bay Area Family

    Tampa, Florida - On Tuesday in Tallahassee, just blocks away from the Florida State Capitol building, a new store opened it's doors. For the first time in Florida, Medical Marijuana is legally available. Renee Petro hoped to be there, but her son's health would not allow it. Petro's son...
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    FL: Local Pro-Cannabis Organization Granted Official Non-Profit Status

    The seizures never seem to stop for 14-year-old Branden, but neither does Branden's mother. Just like she helps her son fight through every epileptic episode, Renee Petro is fighting for the one medicine her son doesn't have access to: cannabis. "My son, who has failed with all medications...
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    Medical Marijuana Placed On Florida's 2016 November Ballot

    The push to legalize medical marijuana is heating up after the Florida Division of Elections confirmed supporters of medical marijuana will get a second chance to vote on the constitutional amendment. "There should be no why. It should be when and how... And now," Renee Petro said outside her...