Australia: Coast Mum Buoyed By Progress On Medical Cannabis Legislation

SUE Paynter and her daughter Jasmin couldn't be in a fresh photo or video for this story today.

The reason.

Jasmin has been floored by yet another gruelling day of epileptic seizures.

The 12-year-old suffers Dravet syndrome, a rare form of catastrophic epilepsy.

As Jasmin slept, her mother, Lake Cootharaba resident Sue, spoke with hope in her voice, at the thought of marijuana being legally grown, regulated and distributed to those with chronic, terminal or painful conditions.

Jasmin recovers after another testing epileptic episode.

Jasmin recovers after another testing epileptic episode. Sue Paynter

"It'll be a great thing if it goes through," Sue Paynter said.

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