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    First Names:Alex
  • Last Name:Renton
  • Death Date:01 July 2015
  • Age:19y
  • Country:New Zealand
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  • ID:284952

Alex,19, tragically died after aalmost three months in hospital in "status epilepticus", a kind of prolonged seizure. His family fought a public battle to allow the use of prescribed medical cannabis to help lessen his seizures, The previous month the families petition allowed him to be treated with medicinal cannabidiol oil, Elixinol and he was given his first dose on June 16 after it arrived from America.He regained consciousness and his seizures stopped in that first week.
Government is working on a member's bill calling for better access to CBD (cannabinoid) for families who have already tried conventional treatments.

Source: www.stuff.co.nz/national/health/69888664/peter-dunne-says-medical-cannabis-in-tragic-alex-renton-case-was-worthwhile

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