In 1980, Daniel Asbury sustained a broken neck. He had no use of his arms or legs. For the next three years, an array of medications with a variety of debilitating side effects were prescribed to aid sleep, relieve pain and nausea, and help relieve his difficulty in urinating. One of these medications caused numerous severe toxic brain seizures over the course of several years, which he did not realize until he stopped taking it, and then the brain seizures stopped.

After three years, Daniel started using cannabis. He sees no more doctors, his health is very much improved, and his outlook on life is healthy. He threw all the dangerous medications away in 1983. He smokes a little marijuana two or three times a day. His appetite is better. His muscles are relaxed.

Daniel now is on probations for cultivation of cannabis. It is his second charge in five years.