Last weekend, I finished counting the signatures from May, and I can gladly report that as of the beginning of this month, our volunteers have gathered just over 31,000 signatures to put medical cannabis on the ballot in Missouri! That makes another month of more than 10,000 volunteer signatures collected, which keeps us on target for an early qualification.
We want to again offer our sincere thanks and gratitude to the volunteers who give their time and energy and gather those signatures. In particular, these are the ten outstanding volunteers who gathered the most signatures in May:
Hello my name is Lonnie. I live in Central Missouri, and I have had the pleasure of sharing my story with you over the past year. In 2007, the life I had grown accustomed to living came to an abrupt halt when I was diagnosed with a large brain mass. I often have flashbacks of that day when the neurosurgeon told me, “You have a large brain mass, and I can’t help you.”
While on a routine mission on February 12, 2010, the company convoy approached a civilian vehicle.The Route Clearance Buffalo that I was riding in pulled up next to the vehicle to tell them to move out of the danger zone. I was looking into the eyes of a young man when he detonated the Suicide Vehicle Born Improvised Explosive Device (SVBIED). It was on that day that I and all the other warriors in the vehicle were wounded.
My name is Katrina Barnes and my husband and I have a four year old son named Booker. Booker was born healthy and is absolutely the most wonderful thing that has ever happened to us as a family.
About a year ago, Booker started having seizures. We took him to doctors and hospitals to find out what was causing the seizures and, hopefully, what we could do to stop or at least reduce them and help Booker lead a typical life.Read more