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# Dravet syndrome

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# cbd
Family of Ava Twomey separated as she remains in Netherlands for medicinal cannabis treatment
Ava’s mother Vera led a public campaign for her daughter to access medicinal cannabis in Ireland.
# medical cannabis
Vera Twomey stopped at Dublin Airport attempting to bring medicinal cannabis into the country
Twomey said she declared the medication and it was confiscated by customs officials.
# Medicinal Cannabis
Vera Twomey urges Simon Harris to contact her after being given 'irrelevant' information to help Ava
Twomey said that, following Tuesday’s meeting in Leinster House, she was given inadequate documents by the HSE.
# Medicinal Cannabis
'I'm done for, because I can't get that for Ava': Vera Twomey makes heartfelt plea in radio interview
Vera Twomey met with Health Minister Simon Harris today.
# cbd
Cannabis ingredient to be classed as medicine in UK
Companies wishing to sell CBD can apply for a licence from the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency.
# Dravet syndrome
"If we don't get the legislation, we mightn't have Ava for much longer": A mother's 150-mile protest
Six-year-old Ava has a rare condition called Dravet syndrome. Her mother Vera wants legislation approved quickly to help her.
# Dravet syndrome
Cork family fighting for cannabis-based medicine for daughter with rare form of epilepsy
TDs will debate medicinal cannabis use in the near future.
# Seizures
'An utter warrior': Cork family appeals for little girl to be allowed use cannabis-based medicine
Some 11 types of pharmaceutical medication have failed to improve Ava Barry’s condition.