mogreenway.com: By Brandon Dunn
Ashley Markum is a wife, mother, advocate, and cannabis missionary. Markum currently holds leadership positions as the director of Springfield NORML and president of the recently formed non-profit, Ayden’s Alliance.
Ayden’s Alliance is a 501(c)3 focused on helping Special Needs and Low-Income families with their cannabis-related therapy. Married to her husband, Chris, for almost 15 years, the couple have 6 children.
While the workload of managing a family alone is strenuous, Markum’s household is slightly different “My cannabis journey started when my son, Ayden, ran out of Anti Epileptic Pharmaceutical options,” Markum says. “My mom had watched a documentary about children with Epilepsy that were having success reducing those seizures with cannabis oil. We right away knew this was our next step. Ayden was actually the 5th person in Missouri to receive his Hemp Card, which allowed us to purchase high CBD oil from the 2 state-licensed dispensaries.” Continue Reading at Mogreenway.com »