Written by Dan Ferguson for Langley Times.
At first, he thought it was a shoulder injury.
When the pain in his left shoulder started, Randy Caine thought his days working in construction had caught up with him.
“I thought I had a rotator cuff injury.”
Then, in June of last year, Caine noticed a lump on his neck
It was lung cancer, what is known as a Pancoast tumor, a slow-moving growth that had spread into nearby muscles and bone.
After more than two decades of advocating for medicinal marijuana for people with serious medical conditions, Caine was now a patient himself.