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Tampa toddler's fight for medical marijuana for brain cancer battle goes viral

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Dahlia Barnhart, a 2-year-old from Tampa whose mother wants access to medical marijuana to ease the little girl's battle against an aggressive form of brain cancer.

 

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TAMPA, Florida- Thursday night we brought you the story of 2-year-old Dahlia Barnhart, a toddler from Tampa battling an aggressive form of brain cancer. 

Her mother is trying to change legislation to allow for the use of medically prescribed marijuana to help ease her daughter's pain and symptoms.

You can watch our full story from Thursday night here.

As of Friday evening, a petition on the White House website has already grown to over 1,000 signatures and Dahlia's story is going viral across social media.

You can follow Dahlia's fight on the family's Facebook page or watch the two-year-old's emotional story here.

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