Fired-Up Pot Patients, Parents Trade Tips to Prevent Confiscation of Kids

By Steven Nelson U.S. News and World Report

About a dozen parents and medical marijuana activists gathered in the nation’s capital Monday to share horror stories and advice on how to shield families from authorities who wield the power to take away their children.

Progressive state marijuana laws are increasingly common in the U.S., but protections for parents who legally use the drug as medicine or administer it to their children are missing, panelists and audience members at the event said.