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Arizona parents sue to treat son with pot extracts

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TUCSON, Ariz. — The parents of a 5-year-old Arizona boy are suing the state, seeking to treat their son’s seizure disorder with marijuana extracts under the state’s medical marijuana law.

The American Civil Liberties Union filed the suit on behalf of Jennifer and Jacob Welton, parents of young Zander. The Weltons, of Mesa, Ariz., want to force the state to include marijuana extracts, such as oil resins, as legal substances under a law approved three years ago by voters.

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