A medicinal cannabis campaigner, who walked from Cork to Dublin to raise awareness, says her daughter will begin treatment in The Netherlands today.
Vera Twomey’s child Ava suffers from a severe form of epilepsy called Dravet Syndrome, which can be treated with medicinal cannabis oil.
She posted a video to Facebook, confirming the seven-year-old is to begin receiving CBD and THC medication today.
“We’ve been here now for the last few days and today we had a doctor’s appointment and we have begun Ava initally on her treatment.
“Her CBD and THC medication has been prescribed, and that medication will be issued tomorrow – and we’ll begin Ava on the combination of CBD and THC medication in the morning.”
“Don’t give up the ghost on legalisation of medicinal cannabis in Ireland…if anything, coming over here has just made me see just the ordinary people in this country they think it’s a fantastic alternative, a fantastic