Medical Marijuana Saves Aussie Girl's Life

When eight-year-old Victorian girl Tara was having up to 60 seizures per day, doctors didn't know what they could do for her or her mother Cheri. They told her to go home and care for her, and maybe she would see another year. That was until she reportedly was administered medical marijuana, which has now given her the strength to carry on.

Herald Sun reports the story of the little eight-year old girl who has been taking medical marijuana for a year, and has now made a remarkable recovery.

Tara used to be unable to walk, feed herself or even go to the bathroom regularly. Now she has shed her wheelchair and is making a remarkable cognitive recovery.

Medical marijuana can be administered in several ways, either by smoking it or ingesting it via a spray or liquid form. It's being reported that little Tara is being given a tincture solution of the cannabis plant. The substance is administered by dropping it onto the tongue. The tincture solution is low in THC, meaning that the actual 'high' feeling is suppressed.

Herald Sun has the full story.

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