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    NSW Won't Rush On Cannabis For The Ill

    NSW's health minister has rejected Labor's push to swiftly decriminalise cannabis for the chronically ill, arguing the move is not yet backed by clinical experts. The state opposition plans to introduce a bill to parliament this week which would allow medically-certified sufferers to carry...
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    NSW: January Trial Is A Small Step, Say Medical Cannabis Advocates

    Medical cannabis campaigners have criticised governments for their approach to a so-called 'wonder drug'. Clinical trials of medicinal cannabis will soon begin in NSW, NSW Minister for Medical Research Pru Goward announced clinical trials for up to 250 patients would begin in January...
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    NSW: Medical Cannabis Is Unlikely To Be Subject To An Amnesty

    Police Minister Troy Grant has hosed down calls for an amnesty on medical cannabis users. The overwhelming majority of respondents to a series of The Daily Advertiser surveys say they want an amnesty for medical cannabis users. They also strongly supported patients being able to grow their...
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    NSW: Medical Cannabis Is Unlikely To Be Subject To An Amnesty

    Police Minister Troy Grant has hosed down calls for an amnesty on medical cannabis users. The overwhelming majority of respondents to a series of The Daily Advertiser surveys say they want an amnesty for medical cannabis users. They also strongly supported patients being able to grow their...
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    NSW Cannabis Laws Exclude 'Super Effective' Oil

    A medical cannabis campaigner claims the NSW Government has missed the point of the wonder drug. Premier Mike Baird has announced cannabis-based medicines that were previously only able to be used in clinical trials in NSW can now be considered by doctors for patients who have exhausted...
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    NSW Cannabis Laws Exclude 'Super Effective' Oil

    A medical cannabis campaigner claims the NSW Government has missed the point of the wonder drug. Premier Mike Baird has announced cannabis-based medicines that were previously only able to be used in clinical trials in NSW can now be considered by doctors for patients who have exhausted...
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    NSW: There Is More To Do On Medicinal Cannabis

    On behalf of Cancer Council NSW, I would like to thank the entire community of Parkes for gathering together, sharing a cuppa and tasty treats, and giving support to those affected by cancer by participating in Cancer Council's Australia's Biggest Morning Tea this year. Over 343 locals...
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    NSW: There Is More To Do On Medicinal Cannabis

    On behalf of Cancer Council NSW, I would like to thank the entire community of Parkes for gathering together, sharing a cuppa and tasty treats, and giving support to those affected by cancer by participating in Cancer Council's Australia's Biggest Morning Tea this year. Over 343 locals...
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    NSW: Doctors Can Now Prescribe Marijuana In Australia But Will Take Up To 18 Months

    People battling cancer and epilepsy are among patients in New South Wales who are now able to have their doctor prescribe medicinal cannabis. Under new laws, which came into effect on Monday, a specialist can make an application through NSW Health to the Commonwealth Therapeutic Goods...
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    NSW Secures Medical Marijuana Licence In Australian First

    You now have permission to grow marijuana in NSW — if you are the state government. NSW is the first state to have been given approval to grow cannabis under licence from the federal government as part of research into the best way to cultivate the plant. That step will lay the foundations...
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    Australia Makes Further Inroads To Medicinal Cannabis Use

    Australia is continuing to make inroads into the use of medicinal medical marijuana with the announcement of a new trial specifically for children. In an Australian first, New South Wales (NSW) state will trial a cannabis-based Epidolex drug via the Sydney Children's Hospital for children...
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    Australia Makes Further Inroads To Medicinal Cannabis Use

    Australia is continuing to make inroads into the use of medicinal medical marijuana with the announcement of a new trial specifically for children. In an Australian first, New South Wales (NSW) state will trial a cannabis-based Epidolex drug via the Sydney Children's Hospital for children...
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    Epileptic NSW Children To Trial Cannabis

    NSW children suffering severe, debilitating and treatment-resistant epilepsy will soon be able to access medicinal cannabis as part of an Australian-first clinical trial. The experimental, cannabis-based Epidiolex drug will be delivered through the Sydney Children's Hospital to an initial...
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    Epileptic NSW Children To Trial Cannabis

    NSW children suffering severe, debilitating and treatment-resistant epilepsy will soon be able to access medicinal cannabis as part of an Australian-first clinical trial. The experimental, cannabis-based Epidiolex drug will be delivered through the Sydney Children's Hospital to an initial...
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    NSW Premier Mike Baird Heckled At Medicinal Cannabis Conference

    NSW Premier Mike Baird has been heckled at an event in Sydney and accused of moving too slowly on medicinal cannabis. Baird was confronted by dying patients and their carers at a medicinal cannabis conference in Sydney on Saturday where he gave the opening address. The NSW Government is...
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    Cannabis-Based Drug To Be Made Available To NSW Children With Epilepsy

    A small number of children with drug-resistant epilepsy will soon be able to access a new cannabis-based drug in New South Wales which is showing promise in relieving the symptoms. The pharmaceutical drug, Epidolex, is still in a trial phase and has not yet received full approval from...
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    Australia: The Perpetual War - Police Continue To Play Drug Dog Games

    Medical, social and legal attitudes to cannabis in NSW are changing. As jurisdictions around the world, including Portugal, Switzerland, Alaska, California, Hawaii, and Washington DC (to name a few) increasingly acknowledge the valuable medical applications of the plant as well as the basic...