Medicinal cannabis research funding long overdue for sufferers like Ben


October 12, 2017 18:09:27

Ben Oakley in wheelchair with his father Michael.

Ben Oakley with his father Michael, right, and a family friend. (Supplied: Ben Oakley)

Ben Oakley’s life would be far more challenging without the medicinal cannabis oil he is forced to buy on the black market.

The 21-year-old suffers from a one-in-a-million neurological disease called stiff-person syndrome that causes excruciating body spasms that make him feel like he is being tasered and cause

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