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An Australian state is investing millions of dollars into testing the effectiveness of medicinal marijuana.
The New South Wales (NSW) State Government has pledged 9million (£4.4million) Australian Dollars over four years to trials which will involve children with severe epilepsy and adults with terminal illnesses. Patients undergoing chemotherapy who are suffering with extreme nausea and vomiting will also take part, Australia’s 9 News has reported.
Medical Research Minister Pru Goward told the website: “Medical research unlocks new treatment for disease, offers hope, delivers cures, keeps people well and out of hospital.”