Medicinal cannabis allows paralysed Christchurch man to live ‘good life’ free from pain

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Jack Tauwhare is convinced medicinal cannabis has allowed him to live a better life.  Since damaging his C3/C4 vertebrae and being diagnosed as a tetraplegic nearly 40 years ago, Tauwhare has been a regular user of cannabis for medicinal purposes.  He was playing league for the Marist Western Suburbs premier B team at Christchurch’s Bishopdale Park in April 1981, when he drove his head into the hips of an opposing player while diving for a loose ball.  Tauwhare said he “heard a big bang in my

https://www.stuff.co.nz/national/health/111810792/medicinal-cannabis-allows-paralysed-christchurch-man-to-live-good-life-free-from-pain

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