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5th-grader Amanda Houser, who suffers from epilepsy, lobbied NY lawmakers to pass medicinal marijuana bill

Amanda Houser, who suffers from a rare form

Amanda Houser, who suffers from a rare form of epilepsy, lobbied state lawmakers to pass the medicinal marijuana bill into law. (July 8, 2014 5:49 PM)

One of the biggest champions of medical marijuana in the state is a fifth-grader from Rockland County.

Amanda Houser, who suffers from a rare form of epilepsy, lobbied state lawmakers to pass the medicinal marijuana bill into law.  She was at Gov. Andrew Cuomo's side on Monday when he signed the bill.

The 10-year-old's family lobbied for medicinal marijuana because they believe...

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