Medicinal cannabis trial rolls out to Coffs Harbour and Port Macquarie

A MEDICINAL cannabis trial is being rolled out to Port Macquarie and Coffs Harbour hospitals.

THE NSW Government will expanding the medicinal cannabis trial for chemotherapy patients to seven more hospitals across NSW – including to Port Macquarie Base and Coffs Harbour health campuses.

Health Minister Brad Hazzard announced on May 11 that patients at Campbelltown, Concord, Royal North Shore, Calvary Mater Newcastle, Coffs Harbour, Port Macquarie Base and Wollongong hospitals will be able to take part in the world-first trial for the prevention of chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting using new generation anti-nausea products alongside cannabis products.

Chris O’Brien of Lifehouse in Camperdown is leading the chemotherapy trial, which looks at how

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