12 Feb 2019

Mother worried for her son's medicinal cannabis supply

From Morning Report, 6:45 am on 12 February 2019

A mother who gives her son cannabis for his violent seizures is terrified he'll be without medicine after what growers call a massive aerial cull by police. Medical cannabis campaigners say upwards of a thousand plants were poisoned in a Northland drop last month - cutting the supply to hundreds of people who rely on the illegal crop for medicinal purposes. Auckland-mother Kirstin McKendry described her son's symptoms, to Alex Ashton.