Overwhelming support for medical use of cannabis



SNP activists have overwhelmingly backed a motion in favour of the decriminalisation of cannabis for medical use.
Delegates at the party’s national conference in Glasgow have urged the UK government to devolve powers to Holyrood to do this.
They made the call after hearing from multiple sclerosis sufferer Laura Brennan-Whitefield, who called on the party to show “compassion and common sense”.
She said: “I’m not advocating the smoking of cannabis, what I’m advocating is a progressive and reasonable, compassionate society where you can access pain relief.”
Brennan-Whitefield said: “I have... read more

 
16 October 2016 in Health, Views: 39
Source: Scotsman
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