Australia: Department of Veterans’ Affairs (DVA) Knocks Back Veteran’s 2nd Attempt To Access Medical Cannabis For PTSD

You really have to question this Australia government and its attitude to, even the people who are prepared to lose their life for their country, whilst the like of Morrison and his cabinet arse around setting themselves up for pointless consultancy jobs once they are out of government

Cannabiz Australia report today

The campaign to enable Iraq War veteran and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) sufferer Derek Pyrah to access subsidised medicinal cannabis received a body blow this week after the Department of Veterans’ Affairs (DVA) knocked back his GP’s submission for the second time.

After the DVA rejected Dr Matty Moore’s first submission in February, citing “insufficient high-quality evidence” supporting medicinal cannabis as a treatment for PTSD, the GP appealed the decision.

His resubmission argued medicinal cannabis has been the only treatment that has worked since Pyrah was first hospitalised in 2006, three years after returning from Iraq. His psychiatrist has also backed the use of medicinal cannabis.

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DVA knocks back second submission for Iraq War veteran Derek Pyrah but fight for subsidised medicinal cannabis goes on

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