Trolls target medicinal cannabis mum

Trolls target medicinal cannabis mum
Vera Twomey and her daughter Ava, who suffers from a rare form of epilepsy Picture: Provision

Campaigner won legalisation battle

Medicinal cannabis campaigner Vera Twomey has revealed that internet trolls accused her of “imagining” her daughter’s serious illness.

In a new book, she describes the battle to get access to medicinal cannabis for her daughter Ava, aged nine, who has a rare form of epilepsy. It eventually led to access to medicinal cannabis being legalised in this country.

Twomey said there were people on Facebook who said that she was imagining her daughter’s illness,...

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