August 3 marked the premiere of Team One’s Launch an Idea program 2018 winner ‘Chasing Hope’, a new mini-documentary following six Texas families using medical marijuana to treat their children’s epilepsy. Through a series of intimate interviews with parents, children, a neurologist, and the CEO of Texas’ first legal medical marijuana dispensary, Compassionate Cultivation, “Chasing Hope” gives an unflinching look into the patients’ lives and their search for hope and relief. The film aims to bring increased awareness to the potentially life-saving medicine and raise crucial funds for patients and their families.
‘Chasing Hope’ Underscores Legal and Financial Barriers for Medical Marijuana Patients in Texas. The Short Film Spotlights the Struggles and Successes of Six Families, Some of the First In The State to Use Medical Marijuana for Epilepsy Treatment
The full-length feature can be viewed and donations can be made directly on the film’s website:
Chasing Hope Film
The mini-documentary also received a lot of coverage, read more here:
- AdWeek: Powerful, Emotional Storytelling Shows How CBD Helped This Creative’s Epileptic Child
- D Magazine: A Short Film Aims to Ease the Burden on Medical Cannabis for Texas Families
- Muse by Clio: Inside a Stirring New Mini-Doc About Medical Marijuana for Kids With Epilepsy