Queensland Government gives green light to establish medicinal cannabis trial
On Sunday 19 April Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk announced that Queensland will launch its own medicinal cannabis trial in conjunction with New South Wales and Victoria (Click here to read Media Release).
We congratulate Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk and the Minister for Health and Minister for Ambulance Services, Cameron Dick for their open-mindedness and for being proactive on this important issue. (Click here to read the article from the Sunday Mail).
We congratulate the parents of children with difficult to treat epilepsy who have persistently worked so hard to advocate for changes that would allow families to use medicinal cannabis.
Here’s Hazel’s story about why this announcement is such a milestone for families with children with refractory epilepsy, who’ve unsuccessfully tried every possible medication and for whom other treatments are just not an option - Thank you Hazel. (Click here to read Hazel's story).
This story appeared in our recent Livewires newsletter (Volume 2, 2015).
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