Medical Marijuana is still a forbidden act in much of America if not the World. Prescription drugs are widely accepted in Mainstream america for solving all of our mental illnesses and physical illnesses.
A few articles touch on this subject. Wikipedia’s Cannabis Refugee Page does a decent job of laying it out in unexciting writing pose.
The daily Beast highlights Colorado’s Marijuana Medical Refugees influx into the state due to its medical cannabis reputation. These people needed help with ailments and Colorado’s Medical Marijuana laws helped them.
There will be more stories told on Marijuana Refugees and they do not all have to be for medical reasons, although i believe every reason to smoke cannabis has a medical reason even if the smoker doesn’t realize it. Some people do not need Marijuana so they do not understand the help it gives.