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#MC410 Sativex for Paige

Paige was the first child in New Zealand to legally access a Cannabis Based product, in this case Sativex.  There was much media coverage at the time with the family featuring on Sunday, Newspapers etc.  She was only 11 years old when she started on Sativex, and she has been on it ever since.Paige is now 13 years old,  her initial diagnosis with Dravets syndrome was when she was just two y...
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NewsHub: Multiple sclerosis sufferer gifted $1000 worth of medicinal cannabis

A multiple sclerosis sufferer has been gifted an extra month of medicinal cannabis treatment thanks to th e generosity of a young couple from central Otago. Peter and Ashleigh Brown spent more than a year battling for access to Sativex for their son, Riley, who was born with the rare congenital disorder Zellweger syndrome. Tragically, Riley died in April on the very day he was supposed to beg...
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Case report: The prescription of medical cannabis by a transitional pain service to wean a patient with complex pain from opioid use following liver transplantation

AbstractPURPOSE: The purpose of this case report is to describe a patient with a preoperative complex pain syndrome who underwent liver transplantation and was able to reduce his opioid consumption significantly following the initiation of treatment with medical cannabis. CLINICAL FEATURES: A 57-yr-old male with a history of hepatitis C cirrhosis underwent liver transplantation. Preoperativ...
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