Note: This article was written by Kat Arney and first appeared as a blog post on Cancer Research UK. It has been posted here with permission. You can read the original article here and donate to Cancer Research UK here. Few topics spark as much debate on this blog and on our Facebook page than cannabis.
Just… Legalize it.
Tobacco is a plant that is proven to cause cancer and other health problems and cost the NHS and British tax payers millions. The fact that tobacco is legal and Marijuana isn’t, is madness. This article explains that Marijuana is a herb that COULD have major health benefits and could make people who are struggling to cope with mental and terminal illness’ lives much better.
If people are aloud to damage themselves through Tobacco and Alcohol, why are people restricted on something that could help them?