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Mario Ambrosini Dies
« on: August 16, 2014, 07:08:49 PM »
After his long struggle with stage 4 lung cancer our dearest Mario Ambrosini has died.

Mario will be remembered for being a strong voice for medicinal marijuana in South Africa. In fact he could very well be the main initiator of South Africa's move to legal medicinal marijuana after he made his direct appeal to Jacob Zuma earlier this year in parliament. Zuma was touched by Mario's appeal and asked for the health minister too look into the matter...which is a start.

Mario himself made use of medicinal marijuana to alleviate his cancer pains. He found it very beneficial, however it was very tough to get hold of in South Africa as medicinal marijuana is still illegal in the country. Hence his appeal to the Zuma.

His name will never be forgotten. Let us continue his legend and what he fought for.

RIP Mario.

More info on his death here - http://ewn.co.za/2014/08/16/Mario-Ambrosino-dies
 

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Re: Mario Ambrosini Dies
« Reply #1 on: August 18, 2014, 06:53:25 PM »
RIP Brother!

I hope that one day we can see legalization.
 

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Re: Mario Ambrosini Dies
« Reply #2 on: August 19, 2014, 12:12:03 AM »
 :( R.I.P Mario, I really hope for the legalisation of weed too in South Africa, it is something so good for us all. If only...
 

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Re: Mario Ambrosini Dies
« Reply #3 on: August 19, 2014, 09:36:28 AM »
*A quick update

Ambrosini has in fact taken his life (with his family's support) as his suffering was too immense. Article here http://www.news24.com/SouthAfrica/News/Ambrosini-decided-to-end-his-suffering-20140819

Personally I don't blame him. He was suffering. What do you guys think?
 

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Re: Mario Ambrosini Dies
« Reply #4 on: August 19, 2014, 04:44:37 PM »
Respect to the Dr.
May he rest in peace now... I hope the marijuana helped him cope with the battle.

 

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Re: Mario Ambrosini Dies
« Reply #5 on: August 19, 2014, 08:19:03 PM »
Well lets just hope the legalization of medical cannabis still goes ahead.

We have to start working on legislation.
 

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Re: Mario Ambrosini Dies
« Reply #6 on: August 19, 2014, 08:25:50 PM »
It's a global wheel that is gaining momentum all around us. It will be legal, and it will be in our life times. What the good Dr. Ambrosini put in motion here, was one of the sparks that started the fire in South Africa.

RIP Mario.
 

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Re: Mario Ambrosini Dies
« Reply #7 on: August 20, 2014, 04:37:53 PM »
An interview he had with the DC.

[youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V4DCYU_f8TQ&list=UUUdM7LCIQVLdb00cSOwkIeA[/youtube]
 

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Re: Mario Ambrosini Dies
« Reply #8 on: August 22, 2014, 11:04:48 AM »
REST IN PEACE

He has played a big role in the fight for us.