Discovering Zen


A Mother's Search for Hope

Episode 7

When Zen Hanif was born, he suffered from hypoxia, a lack of oxygen during birth which lead to brain damage. In an effort to treat his cerebral palsy and seizure disorder that caused up to 200 seizures a day his mother Kunval, tried over 20 different pharmaceutical medications with no luck. Desperate to give her son a chance at a better life, she turned to medical cannabis and saw positive results very quickly. Now, this Ontario mother is telling Zen's story, championing medical cannabis and advocating for doctor education and helping other parents navigate Health Canada and the ACMPR. 

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Episode art Photo by Laurent Peignault on Unsplash

Editing by Canadian Cannabis Radio

Produced by Gill Polard and Rachel Colic

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