branden the brave

Florida Medical Cannabis Activist Renee Petro Under CPS Investigation

Florida Medical Cannabis Activist Renee Petro Under CPS Investigation

Renee Petro has already been living a parent’s worst nightmare for years: her 12-year-old son Branden suffers from a rare form of pediatric epilepsy called FIRES, which causes uncontrolled seizures that can be fatal. On Tuesday, a new nightmare began for the family, when Florida Child Protective Services showed up at their home to investigate […]

Fighting FIRES: Branden the Brave’s Battle for Medical Cannabis Access

Fighting FIRES: Branden the Brave’s Battle for Medical Cannabis Access

“I’m a winner,” says 11-year old Branden Petro, who likes to carry around his trophies. There is a trophy for soccer, one for baseball, another for karate. But unlike most kids his age, Branden didn’t win his trophies at school – his parents went to a trophy shop and bought them for him when they […]