It’s been two years since the battle for medicinal cannabis legalisation really kicked off in Australia, and many patients are still exactly where they started.
In October 2015 the then premier of NSW Mike Baird published a lengthy note on his Facebook page about an encounter he’d had with a young boy named Tyler Oldenburg.
Tyler has up to 40 seizures a day and his mother, Nicole, thinks medicinal cannabis will help. Baird said he was proud that NSW was “leading the nation” in researching the controversial drug.
“It’s my deepest hope that, as a result of these trials, Tyler and his family will soon be able to face a much brighter future,” he wrote.
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