I am sure there are hundreds of stories like this all over the world. Before cannabis became “popular” medicinally, many have known it’s healing benefits and have sourced it themselves. This is a wonderfully written article about two people who are on a simple mission to heal with the cannabis plant.
“Medical marijuana patients themselves, they’ve also assumed roles as political advocates, petitioning state legislators to expand Texas’s severely restrictive cannabis regime.”
Their story is here:
The Underground Marijuana Doctors of Texas – VICE