Santa Rosa family fights for daughter’s right to to go to kindergarten — with her cannabis meds

A growing number of parents whose kids suffer from seizures have discovered that medical cannabis can reduce their frequency and intensity. Over the past few years, seven states have passed laws giving kids access to that medicine while they’re at school. California’s not quite there. For one Santa Rosa family the stakes are high and the fight isn’t over.

When I first met Brooke Adams last fall, the four-year-old with strawberry blond pigtails was attending a private Santa Rosa preschool.

She joined the other kids at circle time for sing alongs, and mingled with them at more at


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