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Victoria set to legalise medical marijuana – Expert Reaction

John Kerr posted in on October 8th, 2015.

In an Australian first, the Victorian Government announced yesterday it would legalise marijuana for the treatment of medical conditions including cancer, chronic pain and epilepsy. The decision is based upon a report by the Victorian Law Reform Commission which recommended licensing cultivators and manufacturers to develop a range of products, including oils and sprays, to […]

Medicinal cannabis debated

John Kerr posted in on May 13th, 2014.

TVNZ’s Sunday programme explored the issue of medicinal marijuana this weekend, interviewing Kiwi parents who believe medicinal cannabis is the most effective treatment for severe epilepsy caused by Dravet Syndrome. You can watch the full segment here. The story comes after a a Health Select Committee report on medical cannabis, published last week, recommended no […]

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