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Family of Ava Twomey separated as she remains in Netherlands for medicinal cannabis treatment
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Family of Ava Twomey separated as she remains in Netherlands for medicinal cannabis treatment

Sep 5th 2017, 3:31 PM 26,628 Views 54 Comments

Ava’s mother Vera led a public campaign for her daughter to access medicinal cannabis in Ireland.

Vera Twomey stopped at Dublin Airport attempting to bring medicinal cannabis into the country
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Vera Twomey stopped at Dublin Airport attempting to bring medicinal cannabis into the country

Apr 21st 2017, 3:32 PM 50,588 Views 212 Comments

Twomey said she declared the medication and it was confiscated by customs officials.

Vera Twomey urges Simon Harris to contact her after being given 'irrelevant' information to help Ava
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Vera Twomey urges Simon Harris to contact her after being given 'irrelevant' information to help Ava

Mar 9th 2017, 9:59 PM 22,265 Views 51 Comments

Twomey said that, following Tuesday’s meeting in Leinster House, she was given inadequate documents by the HSE.

'I'm done for, because I can't get that for Ava': Vera Twomey makes heartfelt plea in radio interview
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'I'm done for, because I can't get that for Ava': Vera Twomey makes heartfelt plea in radio interview

Feb 23rd 2017, 6:18 PM 26,258 Views 71 Comments

Vera Twomey met with Health Minister Simon Harris today.

Cannabis ingredient to be classed as medicine in UK
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Cannabis ingredient to be classed as medicine in UK

Jan 2nd 2017, 1:41 PM 13,608 Views 44 Comments

Companies wishing to sell CBD can apply for a licence from the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency.

"If we don't get the legislation, we mightn't have Ava for much longer": A mother's 150-mile protest
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"If we don't get the legislation, we mightn't have Ava for much longer": A mother's 150-mile protest

Nov 2nd 2016, 4:17 PM 84,877 Views 56 Comments

Six-year-old Ava has a rare condition called Dravet syndrome. Her mother Vera wants legislation approved quickly to help her.

Cork family fighting for cannabis-based medicine for daughter with rare form of epilepsy
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Cork family fighting for cannabis-based medicine for daughter with rare form of epilepsy

Sep 24th 2016, 7:20 AM 25,824 Views 51 Comments

TDs will debate medicinal cannabis use in the near future.

'An utter warrior': Cork family appeals for little girl to be allowed use cannabis-based medicine
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'An utter warrior': Cork family appeals for little girl to be allowed use cannabis-based medicine

Apr 29th 2016, 6:30 AM 22,401 Views 124 Comments

Some 11 types of pharmaceutical medication have failed to improve Ava Barry’s condition.