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  •   Home > News > Health & Safety

    A student with a very personal connection to medicinal marijuana will argue for the drug at a Dunedin health forum tonight

    A student with a very personal connection to medicinal marijuana will argue for the drug at a Dunedin health forum tonight


    University of Otago medical student Victoria Catherwood will present her documentary about her mother's battle with terminal cancer, and her own recent brain tumour diagnosis.

    Miss Catherwood says her mum has had a terminal diagnosis for five years, and has been using cannabis as a medicine for the last two.

    She says her mum noticed a whole lot of benefits, and has been able to reduce the amount of conventional medicine she takes.

    The Focus on Medical Marijuana event will take place at 5.30 at the Dunedin Hospital.

    © 2018 Newstalk ZB, NZCity


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