Good to see that Nikki Kaye is doing so well after her cancer scare. Also good to see her changing her mind on an important issue:
Nikki Kaye open to improved medicinal cannabis access
National MP Nikki Kaye has lent her voice to the medicinal cannabis debate, saying her experience with breast cancer has changed her views.
In an interview with Newshub, Ms Kaye says she’s happy to be back at work having stepped down from her ministerial roles in September last year following her diagnosis. She says her treatment has given her something back – an intense love for her family and a re-think on some health issues, one of which is medicinal cannabis.
Access to medicinal cannabis has been in the political spotlight after union stalwart Helen Kelly began campaigning for it following her terminal lung cancer diagnosis. Ms Kelly, who died in October, openly used cannabis oil to treat her pain.
“The reality is what I’ve learned from my treatment is everybody responds in different ways, so I think it is important we have a system whereby people can get access,” Ms Kaye says. …
See the Action Station petition:
Allow doctors to prescribe medicinal cannabis