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MHK wants fear removed from cannabis use

Ramsey member and Director of Public Health debate future of the drug

An MHK wants to see the fear removed from the use of medicinal cannabis.

Ramsey member Dr Alex Allinson took part in 'The Big Debate', arguing in favour of legalising the drug.

The event weighed up the economic and medicinal pros and cons of the substance, and whether it should be made available on the Island.

Dr Allinson wants to see Manx residents able to buy cannabis from a chemist:

Director of Public Health Dr Henrietta Ewart was on the opposing side, but says progress is being made:

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