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Second young epilepsy patient in S’pore gets nod to use medical cannabis

SINGAPORE – Approval to use cannabis-derived medication has been granted to a second person in Singapore.

The “young patient” who has treatment-resistant epilepsy was allowed to use a cannabinoid pharmaceutical, commonly known as medical cannabis, following an application after December 2019, the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) said in response to queries from The Straits Times.

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