Mr Jones joins Jeremy Kyle and Durham’s Police, Crime and Victims Commissioner Ron Hogg as the latest in a line of public figures who have asked club members to share their experiences as they consider the debate around marijuana use, which is now legal in a number of countries.
Amid the harsh sentences meted out to those who abuse cannabis, scientists at the National Research Foundation (NRF) are working to access the medicinal potential of the chemical compounds found in cannabis – cannabinoids – without negative side effects.
Legal marijuana is a multi-billion industry, with nearly every transaction done in cash.
“The only thing that’s really helped me with all these symptoms is cannabis [marijuana],” Pereyda said. “The pain, anger, mood swings, appetite, my sleep, all have been addressed by this one plant. I got my life back.”
“At the very least, people who are using marijuana to treat chronic illness and make their lives possible shouldn’t live under the constant threat of being arrested,” he said recently.
We urgently need high-quality observational research studies to be able to better understand the effects of marijuana on work. We also need to develop an accurate measure of impairment for use in Canadian workplaces.
The Van Arken Watershed is in the heart of the Mattole River headwaters and spans 1,650 acres in Humboldt County, California. This watershed is currently free from residential development, and is a salmon stronghold for wild runs of native coho, chinook, and steelhead.
Eric and Michelle Crawford have been traveling to Frankfort for several years trying to gain support from state legislators for the legalization of medical cannabis
Neil Paine a former soldier who served in Northern Ireland during the Troubles advocates the use of cannabis for medicinal purposes