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MS sufferer slams MHK's cannabis comments

MS sufferer hits out

A Ramsey MHK's comments about cannabis and prescriptions have been labelled 'atrocious' by an MS sufferer.

This week, Leonard Singer said he was opposed to the drug being permitted for medicinal use because people who obtained it on prescription could just give it to other people. He does however, support the use of cannabis-derived, approved prescription drugs such as Sativex.

Di, who has MS uses Sativex spray to help alleviate some of the elements of her condition.

She rejects the argument that prescriptions could be sold or passed on, as a reason to oppose allowing the medicinal use of cannabis.

She says Mr Singer's comments are wide of the mark:

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