Victoria Green Lights Cannabis For Kids

Victoria will conduct a world-first trial to see whether the use of medicinal cannabis to reduce symptoms for children in palliative care.

​Victoria has signed off on a world-first study into the use of medicinal cannabis for children in palliative care.

The Murdoch Children’s ­Research Institute will begin this year to explore the use of medicinal cannabis to reduce symptoms for children in palliative care who are suffering from conditions other than cancer. A joint funding effort between the state government and Victorian cannabis company Cannatrek, it complements a similar study under way in Queensland with childhood cancer patients.

– Read the entire article at The Australian.

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