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Thursday, 6 April 2017

Mother calls for MPs' empathy on medicinal cannabis

Mother calls for MPs' empathy on medicinal cannabis
- Mrs Renton and medical marijuana supporters appeared before the health select committee, to speak to her 17,000-signature petition calling for easier, cheaper access.
She said medicinal cannabis was only granted to her son after a long battle with medical staff for backing, and after 43 other drugs had failed.
Those suffering from chronic or terminal illness deserved urgent access to good-quality, safe, affordable cannabis, she said.
Mrs Renton told the committee she was contacted every day by people who were desperate, dying and terrified because of the current laws.