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Argentina Legalises Medical Marijuana, and it’s FREE for patients

The Argentinean Senate passed a bill legalising medical cannabis following Congress’s approval of the move late last year Certain patients will have free access to the medication Government agencies will be allowed to grow marijuana for research purposes“The oil means that Benja is free of the medications and seizures.” – Yamila CasagrandeArgentina has joined the ranks of South...
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Nelson lawyer Sue Grey takes government to High Court over cannabidiol

NINA HINDMARSHLast updated 07:49, January 21 2017Sick New Zealanders might not need to jump through so many hoops to obtain some cannabis-based medicines if a Nelson lawyer wins her battle against the Government.Sue Grey says she has the backing of a leading government scientist who says CBD based medicines should not be restricted because CBD isn't covered under the Misuse of Drug...
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Why Germany just legalized medical marijuana

DPA/The [email protected]: The German parliament (Bundestag) passed a law on Thursday that officially makes marijuana legal for medicinal purposes.Patients suffering from serious illness, such as multiple sclerosis, chronic pain, serious appetite loss or nausea from chemotherapy, will now be able to receive prescriptions from their doctors for medical marijuana."Serio...
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Terminally ill man who grew cannabis for pain relief is sentenced in court

Terminally ill man who grew cannabis for pain relief is sentenced in courtHANNAH MCLEODLast updated 18:11, January 10 2017STEVE DIPAOLA/REUTERSPolice found seven mature cannabis plants inside the terminally ill man's garage.Two men who grew cannabis for their own "medicinal" use have been sentenced in the Invercargill District Court.Daniel Joseph Butler, 60, and Paul Ja...
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Irish Toddler Back Home After Medical Cannabis becomes legal in Ireland

NEWSIrish toddler back home after medical cannabis becomes legalFriday 9th December 2016By Lynne KelleherTristan is now back homeTwo-year-old Tristan Cahalane flew home at the weekend from a year of treatment for his severe epilepsy in the U.S. after making history by becoming the first person to be legally allowed medical cannabis in Ireland.The little Cork boy suffers...
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World-first clinical trial of cannabis for chemotherapy patients kicks off in NSW

World-first clinical trial of cannabis for chemotherapy patients kicks off in NSWKate Aubusson Published: December 5, 2016 - 5:09PMLauren Hew knows she'll be fighting cancer until it wins.The 32-year-old mother of two was diagnosed with Ewing sarcoma in 2014. After a year-and-a-half in remission the cancer came back."It's heartbreaking, but the sad reality is this is not something...
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BBC: Irish Government passes medicinal cannabis bill without vote

Irish Government passes medicinal cannabis bill without vote   1 December 2016  Dáil (Irish Government) has passed a bill to make cannabis available in Ireland for medicinal use.The Irish Government had said it would not oppose the legislation.It aims to legalise and regulate cannabis products used for medical purposes.People Before Profit TD Gino Kenny, who put the bi...
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Stuff: First Kiwi approved for new cheaper medicinal cannabis treatment

 An Auckland woman with multiple sclerosis is set to become a "guinea pig" for a new medicinal cannabis extract.Dr Huhana Hickey is the first person in the country to receive approval for Tilray, which was recently cleared for use by Associate Health Minister Peter Dunne.Tilray could be around half the price of Sativex, which until now has been the only cannabis product approv...
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Submissions for Rose Rentons Petition.

Following on from Rose's successful petition, which heralded an unprecedented amount of signatures for a Cannabis Law Reform petition, the health select committee is going to be formally asking for submissions, so its time to get cracking!We realize that not everyone is in a position to write their own submissions, due to disabilities and the inability to concentrate due to medications etc...
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