A Mother On A Mission – Cannabis Revolution For Ireland?

Vera Twomey, an Irish mother has embarked on a trek across Ireland from Cork to the government buildings in Dublin to demand she be allowed to cannabis oil which contains THC for her daughter Ava who needs it to save her from devastating seizures. The trek which started as a walk had to finished with Vera in a wheelchair being pushed due to injuries sustained during the walk. Vera has stated she will camp outside the buildings until the government make the changes that will alleviate her daughter’s suffering

Mother calls for access to medicinal cannabis for her daughter

Vera Twomey has released footage to Tv3 News of her daughter Ava suffering from a seizure in an effort to speed up her access to potentially life-changing medication.Ava suffers from a rare drug-resistant form of epilepsy known as Dravet Syndrome and can suffer as many as 20 seizures a day. Her mother states that medicinal cannabis products can help alleviate Ava's symptoms.However she has been unable to access the products and is calling on health officials to help her daughter. http://jrnl.ie/3251456f

Posted by TheJournal.ie on Tuesday, 21 February 2017

Vera is defiant against the government policy which only allows for CBD cannabis oils with less than 0.02 THC in products sold in Ireland and she is gaining huge public support. Below is the last part of her walk to the government building, where Vera was eventually allowed through the gate with supportive politician Gino Kenny and coming out again to address the crowd

Ava’s Facebook page can be found here: Hope For Ava