Medical cannabis safe alternative to painkillers: Lucy Haslam

Jamieson Murphy
Updated September 12 2018 - 5:23pm, first published 5:00pm
SAFE ALTERNATIVE: Lucy Haslam said medical cannabis could be used to treat chronic pain, and was safer than opioids. Photo: Rohan Thomson
SAFE ALTERNATIVE: Lucy Haslam said medical cannabis could be used to treat chronic pain, and was safer than opioids. Photo: Rohan Thomson

WITH a growing number of opioid overdoses, often from prescription painkillers, Lucy Haslam is advocating for medical cannabis to be used as a safe alternative.

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Jamieson Murphy

Jamieson Murphy

News director

Newcastle Herald news director and business reporter. Interested in any and all yarns. Whisper g'day mate to me at jamieson.murphy@austcommunitymedia.com.au

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