Buy weed online ACT a multiple sclerosis sufferer is calling on cannabis to be legalised Australia-wide, saying exclusively limiting the ability to possess and grow the plant to residents from the ACT was a slap in the face for medical users across the country.
Lee Brooks said he is furious residents in the ACT can legally possess up to 50 grams of cannabis and grow two plants, while he is left to depend on unreliable and expensive medical prescriptions or to face prison time in NSW for cultivating his own medicine.
“I am absolutely livid that I have an incurable medical condition that can be assisted with medicinal cannabis and while people [from the ACT] can grow their own, I go to jail if I do that,” he told nine
The 43-year-old worked for more than 20-years in finance for Westpac and Commonwealth Bank before he was medically retired and forced onto the disability pension due to his multiple sclerosis.
He said he was aware of the benefits of cannabis for treatment of MS and was pleased to discover his condition was approved under NSW guidelines, however admits the process was far from easy.
“I asked my GP for a script and while he also believed in the benefits, he admitted he had no idea how to do it,” he said.
“I then spoke with two other GPs who also admitted they did not know how to prescribe it.