Cannabis prohibition discriminates against elderly

From left, Mikael Aldridge, with parents Beverley and Owen Aldridge.

Beverley Aldridge, centre, with son Mikael, left, and husband Owen, at Parliament today. Photo: RNZ / Chris Bramwell

A Parliamentary select committee is considering a petition from a group of Northland retirees who want cannabis legalised so they can grow it in their gardens.

The spokesperson for the group, Beverley Aldridge, said none of them currently take or grow the drug, but they do want to as they’ve seen their loved ones dying in extreme pain.

 

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