Mother of teen treated with medicinal cannabis disputes claim it didn’t help

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Jan 192016
 
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The mother of a Nelson teenager who died while being treated with medicinal cannabis says a report that the drug did nothing to help his illness is wrong.

Alex Renton was 19 when he died last year after nearly three months in Wellington Hospital with “status epilepticus” – a kind of prolonged seizure.

He was the first person in New Zealand to be granted Elixinol after Associate Health Minister Peter Dunne approved the one-off use after more than 20 conventional treatments had been exhausted.

At the time he was administered Elixinol, his mother, Rose Renton, said his high temperature had dropped, his seizures stopped and he was “noticeably calmer”.

It was later revealed that Rose Renton had been secretly dosing her son with medicinal cannabis weeks before it was approved.

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The Results from the Largest Medical Marijuana Study Ever Are In

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Jan 192016
 
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Kansas Couple Loses Child Over Medical Marijuana

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Jan 192016
 
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Raymond Schwab, an honorably discharged veteran, moved to Colorado last year to get treated for post-traumatic stress and chronic pain with medical marijuana.

He didn’t expect Kansas would take his children in return.

“They’re basically using my kids as a pawn to take away freedoms I fought for,” he said. “It’s a horrible position to put me in.”…..
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A Look At The Police Chief In Charge Of Canada’s Legalization Plan

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Jan 122016
 
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billblair.jpeg.size_.xxlarge.letterbox“Toronto MP Bill Blair has been assigned to handle Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s mandate to legalize cannabis, CBC reports. The former Toronto police chief will handle legalization as part of his duties as Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada.

The CBC story confirms a commitment to making Blair a lead player on this file, first reported during the election campaign by CTV News.”

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Considering Medical Marijuana?

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Jan 102016
 
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2015-01-01-MedicalMarijuana_photoFor nearly as long as humans have been keeping records of history, we have been consuming cannabis.
From ancient Egypt to modern day North America, marijuana has been helping and healing mankind.
In the last century, however, the sacred herb has seen countless attacks on its credibility and functionality. Widespread misunderstanding has run rampant.

The last few decades have seen radical changes in policy with more and more information becoming available every day.

Check out this link to find 10 reasons you should try out medical Mary-Jane!

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