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Family struggles to afford medicinal cannabis treatment

A Givealittle page has raised $27,000 to fund a Carterton girl's medicinal cannabis. Sativex is not Government-funded, and at just over $1000 a month it's too expensive for many patients. For nearly four years, 13-year-old Grace Yeats has been unable to walk and unable to talk. Auto-immune encephalitis has left her with uncontrollable muscle spasms. "So the spasms have very gradually forc...
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Support for debate on Medical Cannabis.

In the news today there has been much debate on Medical Cannabis and the case of Alex Renton.TV3,   Council of Trade Unions boss Helen Kelly would like access to Medical Cannabis for her Cancer related pain.Yesterday West Coast Labour MP Damian O Connor met with Supporters of Alex Renton in Nelson.Today the Prime minister confirms he prefers the status quo.And the Minister Peter Du...
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