Tumors in his brain cause Alex Echols to lose control and lapse into uncontrollable rages. His severe autism makes it impossible for him to explain why he is mad - and the 11-year-old takes the anger out on himself. A tincture made from marijuana seems to help.
After eating oatmeal in jail, Michael Saffioti couldn't breathe. Other inmates say the man begged for help and was accused of faking it. The autopsy found his severe reaction to milk products contributed to his death.
The line between legal medical marijuana providers and illegal operations has been blurry every since the passing of the Oregon Medical Marijuana Act of 1998, and online advertising of the drug is adding to the problem.