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Dr. Alan Shackelford - announced as head of the UIC medical research and advisory team.

Alan Shackelford, MD, is a graduate of the University of Heidelberg school of medicine and completed training at Harvard Medical School. He has accumulated a considerable amount of clinical experience on the medical uses of cannabis since 2009 and has advised several states and foreign governments on medical cannabis legislation and regulatory structures. 41 more words

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The Return Of Simply Red

Thirty years after introducing a generation to the joys of soul music through their irrepressible, irresistible rendition of the Valentine Brothers’ recession-themed classic Money’s Too Tight (To Mention) 49 more words

Press Release

Father John Misty Coming To Auckland

“Josh Tillman, aka Father John Misty, has incredible songs bolstered by impeccably ascerbic wit.” New Zealand fans will get to experience those songs and that wit for themselves when he plays his first ever New Zealand show at Auckland’s St James Theatre on Thursday, December 3. 21 more words

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Eine gute Mitte der Woche

Ich habe dann tatsächlich um kurz nach 23:00 all meine elektronischen Geräte in die Steckdose gesteckt und habe mich schlafen gelegt. Das erste Mal wachte ich um 07:30 auf und war etwa 30 Minuten wach, schlief dann aber nchmal bis zu meinem Wecker um 08:50. 762 more words

Neuseeland

Refugees Welcome

The banners at games in the Bundesliga, the top German Football League, bore a simple message. “Refugees Welcome”. Borussia Dortmund invited 220 refugees along to the game. 1,193 more words

NZ Politics

'An illness knows no boundary' - Kiwi mum calls for medicinal cannabis trials to start

Hawke’s Bay mother-of-five Toni Matich will hold a symposium in March next year in Wellington, calling for trials over the use of medicinal cannabis to start.

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'I have no regrets' Mum says medicinal cannabis was the only thing to help her daughter

A Hawke’s Bay mother has come clean about giving her daughter cannabis for a severe medical condition.

The teenager suffers from Dravet Syndrome, which causes her to suffer hundreds, sometimes thousands, of seizures a day.

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