Some New Mexico patients extol the benefits of medical marijuana

NEW MEXICO: Melissa Loomis, 40, of Elephant Butte describes herself as a former “opiate addict.” She’d had major surgeries on her spine and suffered debilitating pain.

“I couldn’t walk or hold my head up,” she said. “I was told by the best neurosurgeon in the state of New Mexico that I would never walk and that I would never look at anything but the floor.” [Read more…]