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Dave Murphy

A young man from Nova Scotia living with brain cancer.

Dave grew up in Halifax, and on St. Margaret's bay. Went to school at Bishop's University, where he studied philosophy and played rugby. In summers, he went out tree planting. His fourth year, he found out he had brain cancer. Five years onward, he's survived through surgery, chemotherapy, dealing with epilepsy and mental illness. Now he's seeking to take action in the interest of his own health and those in similar challenging situations, while advocating for the legalization of cannabis.