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First on 3AW: Premier announces new epilepsy treatment trial

FIRST ON 3AW

Victoria’s Premier has announced a new trial to treat severe epilepsy. 

The treatment will involve a synthetic product that replicates the properties of medicinal cannabis.

Daniel Andrews told Neil Mitchell the trial will help 60 sufferers and their families.

Mr Andrews confirmed Parliament will debate the legalisation of medical cannabis next week.

WATCH: Daniel Andrews’ announcement

Click play to hear the full in-studio interview between Neil Mitchell and Daniel Andrews. On the agenda:

– Mr Andrews announces he will invest $150,000 in a trial of synthetic cannabis to help treat children suffering from epilepsy.

– The GST

– Police making ground on school threats

– The state of our hospitals and train network

– Much more

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