Cannabis to be Trialled on Epileptic Queensland Kids, MS Sufferers: Premier

Queensland children with severe epilepsy and multiple sclerosis patients will have access to medical marijuana from next year.
The Palaszczuk government will work with its NSW counterparts to begin a $3 million medicinal cannabis trial at the Lady Cilento Children’s Hospital to help treat children with drug-resistant epilepsy from 2016.

The trial will help determine whether medicinal cannabis is suitable as a treatment.

“This is about helping sick Queensland kids,” Ms Palaszczuk said in a statement.

– Read the entire article at The Sydney Morning Herald.