The State of Washington Officials, DSHS and CPS: Uphold Washington's Medical Cannabis Laws and Return Lilly Fisher (aka Jerah Martin) to Her Father
  • Petitioned Washington State CPS

This petition was delivered to:

Family Law Commissioner Valerie Jolicoeur
Washington State CPS
Faleisha Wright DSHS Caseworker
Washington State CPS
Nadean Roper DSHS Caseworker
Washington State CPS
Katie Claghorn
Washington State Prosecutor
Mayor David A. Condon
Spokane City Hall

The State of Washington Officials, DSHS and CPS: Uphold Washington's Medical Cannabis Laws and Return Lilly Fisher (aka Jerah Martin) to Her Father

    1. Petition by

      Moms for Marijuana International

After asking for help from Spokane CPS to remove his daughter from an unstable environment, Billy Fisher is now being denied custody of his daughter because he is a medical Marijuana patient.

Washington State is one of the states that historically passed a people’s initiative to legalize the recreational use of Marijuana in November of 2012.
Yet, despite the public’s changing perception surrounding Marijuana, the Washington State Department of Social and Health Services maintains the federal opinion that Marijuana is highly addictive and dangerous.

CPS is paying attention to the fight for Lilly, so it's time to educate them on the truth about Medical Cannabis!

In a State where Marijuana is not only legal as Medicine, but is legal recreationally as well... The State's Social and Health Services Department is saying that because Billy consumes Cannabis daily as medicine for a broken back, he must complete 30 days of IN PATIENTdrug rehabilitation for Cannabis and quit smoking Marijuana completely if he wants to have custody of his little girl. 

When asked how he was supposed to pay for this treatment, the Department told him that they would take care of it. That means that the tax payers of the State of Washington, the same ones that just passed an initiative to stop imprisoning non-violent marijuana users, would be footing the bill to lock up non-violent Billy in rehab for a month, just so he can be with his daughter.

He has not done anything to have his parental rights restricted from his daughter. She was not taken from him and HE was the one who asked for their help. Now they are trying to turn him into a bad guy because of his status as a Medical Marijuana patient, despite Washington's Medical Marijuana law that states "A Qualifying patient MAY NOT have his residential time with a child restricted solely due to his medical use of Cannabis."

Please sign this petition to tell those involved that Marijuana is a safer and less intoxicating treatment than pharmaceuticals,has nothing to do with Billy's ability to be a parent, and to give Billy Fisher his little girl!
Demand that they END the State Dependency of Lilly Fisher (aka Jerah Martin) and give her to her father immediately

Recent signatures


    1. Reached 1,500 signatures
    2. Thank you ALL! Keep signing!!! The Fight is not over... read more...

      Thank you all for signing this petition. What the family court of Spokane Washington is doing should be criminal! Moms for Marijuana has not given up on the fight for Lilly. As a matter of fact, we have 2 more petitions and facets of this horrible story for you to take a look at . Please not only keep spreading this petition, but read and sign these 2 also. One of them it to help Billy get his daughters named changed from that of her mother's abuser.The other is to have Washington officials investigate the unethical and immoral actions of Spokane Washington's Family Law Commissioner.

      Petition 2: WASHINGTON OFFICIALS & Commissioner Valerie Jolicouer: Allow Billy Fisher to change the name of his Daughter.

      Petition 3: WASHINGTON OFFICIALS: Review the Judicial Ethics of Spokane County Family Law Commissioner:

      Moms for Marijuana appreciates your support in this fight for Lilly!

      Moms for Marijuana International

    3. Reached 1,000 signatures


    Reasons for signing

    • Sharon Becker SEQUIM, WA
      • 4 months ago

      My husband has Lewy Body Dementia and Parkinsonism and has benefited from the use of Medical Marijuana. We hope our doctors, governmental agencies and society in general will soon catch up with the field of Marijuana as functional medicine for many illnesses as Austria, Canada, Czech Republic, Finland, Germany, Israel, Italy, the Netherlands, Portugal and Spain have already done.

      • 7 months ago

      not jailing people or left with record, just fine. (If they don't legalise it that's their view, but what is the main concern for society is the government making profit off people going to jail. The government is taking advantage and that shouldn't be allowed

    • Mary Bissell APPLE VALLEY, CA
      • 7 months ago

      I've had three family members taken by CPS despite non-criminal behavior of the parents. Stop the madness.

    • laughingbear Michaud PARAGOULD, AR
      • 7 months ago

      Please respond responsibly to the laws passed by the people for the people. Release Lilly to her father now.

    • Sarah Pelot-Hobbs OLYMPIA, WA
      • 7 months ago

      More domestic violence disputes surround alcohol than any other drug. Are all people who drink unfit to be parents? if thats the case then the state would be overrun with foster kids. Lets get our priority straight america.


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