A teenager in an induced
coma in Wellington Hospital is the first to have received a
cannabidiol product signed off by a Government minister.
On Tuesday Associate
Health Minister Peter Dunne approved the one-off use of Elixinol, a
cannabidiol (CBD) product from the United States for Alex Renton.
The 19-year-old Nelson
man has been in hospital since early April and remains in "status
epilepticus", a kind of prolonged seizure.
Stuff.co.nz, Jo Moir, Jun 9, 2015
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