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Toronto Parents Petition Health Canada Over Pot for Kids

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July 19, 2013
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A Toronto couple is petitioning Health Canada to begin clinical trials on medical marijuana for kids as they search for options to alleviate the extreme seizures plaguing their baby girl.


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