Dans Story

The touching story of Dan Haslam and his amazing efforts to legalise medicinal cannabis while managing terminal cancer.

(Excerpt from his family…….)

“We are just an ordinary family in an unenviable position. I know that people will judge us, but as a parent, I would like to put forward the reasons why I feel the decriminalisation of medicinal cannabis should be revisited by our State and Federal Government. For my family this is a matter of urgency.

On 5th February 2010 our beautiful son, Dan had a colonoscopy because he had some rectal bleeding. At age 20 we thought that maybe he had an inflammatory bowel problem. Within a very short period our lives fell apart as he was diagnosed with stage 4 bowel cancer. The adenocarcinoma had spread to his liver. His liver at that time was inoperable………” (follow link for more information and the petition)


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