27 Jul 2018

Medicinal cannabis: Law forces cancer sufferer into crime

From Morning Report, 7:32 am on 27 July 2018

While Parliament wrestles with its medicinal marijuana bill a Taranaki man living with terminal cancer says he is being forced to act like a criminal to manufacture the cannabis oil he says alleviates his condition. The father of two says he has to buy cannabis in dodgy late-night deals in deserted carparks and navigate around his children and neighbours to process it at his suburban property. Our Taranaki Whanganui reporter Robin Martin went along to see a batch made.