Cannabis for Northern Irish arthritis sufferers?

The subject was raised at Ballymena Borough Council. James Currie noted that many wealthier Arthritis sufferers are able to get on a plane to Amsterdam and buy the drug freely and return with a supply to help with pain management. But the government considering reclassifying it as a category A drug, which may put that avenue of in danger. Charles Clarke has cited evidence that smoking cannabis doubles the risk of incurring mental ill health.

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