Marijuana, weed, pot. Whatever word you use, the legalisation of cannabis is hotly debated. Amid the controversy over legalising the drug for recreational use, a group of people suffering from chronic pain and health problems are calling for medicinal cannabis to make their lives liveable. Bay of Plenty Times health reporter Jean Bell speaks to a mother who hopes to reap the rewards of medicinal cannabis.

A Tauranga mother is crossing her fingers that medicinal cannabis will soon be among the readily available options to manage her crippling health problem.

But a doctor is warning it might not be the

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