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Newstalk ZB: Pharmac turns down funding cover for Sativex

Pharmac is being left to make the final call on how a young woman suffering life threatening seizures can access medication.Sushila Butt has petitioned Parliament over treatment for her 21 year old daughter and her ability to access the cannabinoid medication known as Sativex.The Butt family can't afford the medication and has applied to Pharmac for funding to cover its cost - a move s...
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One News: ‘How much pain do I need to be in?’ MS sufferer pleads for funding of medical cannabis

Sickness beneficiary Warren Edney, who suffers immensely from a rapidly progressing form of MS, on his need for Medical Cannabis, to support Warren, and others like him, please consider donating to him on our give a little page. 
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Family seeking cannabinoid spray prescription say many more could benefit

For 11 years, Jacinta Newport's daughter has been in pain.Sometimes in the hips, sometimes in her lower limbs, that pain, along with frequent visits to specialists, has been a constant, just like her cocktail of medicines and often terrible side effects."It's just affected her life on every level," Mrs Newport says.Her daughter, now 22, was diagnosed with juvenile arthritis when she wa...
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