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Alexis Bortell Age, Family, Biography, Disease, Facts & More

Alexis Bortell

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Bio
Real NameAlexis Bortell
ProfessionStudent, Activist
Physical Stats & More
Eye ColorDark Brown
Hair ColorBlack
Personal Life
Date of BirthYear 2005
Age (as in 2017)12 Years
Birth PlaceRowlett, Dallas, USA
NationalityAmerican
HometownTexas, USA
SchoolNot Known
Educational Qualification6th grade
FamilyFather- Dean Bortell (Former Navy Personnel)
Mother- Analiza Bortell
Alexis Bortell parents
Brother- N/A
Sister- Avery Bortell (Younger)
Alexis Bortell with her sister
ReligionChristianity
Ethnicity/RaceNot Known
HobbiesWriting, Cycling
Favorite Things
Favorite ComediansJimmy Fallon, Ellen DeGeneres

Alexis Bortell

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Some Lesser Known Facts About Alexis Bortell

  • In 2013, Alexis was diagnosed with life-threatening epileptic seizures, a disturbance in the electrical activity of the brain.
  • In her initial treatment, she was given a ‘Depakote’ caused her tremors and spasms.
  • When her parents were looking for a sign of hope, they saw a CNN special hosted by Dr. Sanjay Gupta about medical marijuana,  after which they took Alexis to neurologists in Colorado, as the drug over there is legal.
  • Though it proved to be the best medication for her, she wanted to move back to Texas, as there she was eligible for free college tuition through Texas’s State Department of Education and not in Colorado.
  • Hence, she became a “medical marijuana refugees”, people who temporarily shifts to Colorado from other states of the U.S. as their state is either non-state-legal-medical-cannabis jurisdictions or state-legal-medical-cannabis jurisdictions forcing restrictions.
  • She uses a cannabis oil “Haleigh’s Hope” to prevent life-threatening epileptic seizures.  Alexis Bortell before and after treatment
  • In 2015, she became the Face of Medical Marijuana Activism in Texas.
  • In 2017, she published a book titled “Let’s Talk About Medical Cannabis.”
  • In late 2017, she along with four other plaintiffs filed a lawsuit against the federal government, as they classified the cannabis as illegal, violates upon numerous constitutional rights.
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