Santa Rosa, CA (September 24, 2015): Care By Design and AbsoluteXtracts are donating $20,000 of medical marijuana products to patients who lost access to their medicine due to the fires in Lake and Napa Counties.
The companies are partnering with local dispensaries throughout Northern California to assist patients impacted by the Valley Fire.
The combined damage of the fires is devastating and is reported to be the third worst fire in California history. Over 1,900 homes have been burned, more than 76,000 acres of land destroyed, and five casualties reported. Thousands of residents were forced to evacuate their homes, leaving them with restricted access to essential daily items—including medical marijuana.
The companies jointly stated: “This disaster happened in our own backyard. As a company that prides itself on putting patient needs first, we felt there was no better time to reach out and help our neighbors in their time of need.”
Care By Design and AbsoluteXtracts have made it easy for patients to pick up free replacement products. Medical marijuana patients simply need to visit one of the five participating dispensaries and present a doctor's letter of recommendation and a valid CA ID with an address in the affected zone.
Patients can get up to $200 of Care By Design and/or AbsoluteXtracts products.