This petition was submitted during the 2017–2019 Conservative government

Petition Not legalise cannabis for recreational use

Most people are fine after smoking cannabis but a proportion are badly affected,with lifelong health problems,including mental illness.The huge strain on the family impacts greatly on relationships,health,finances and friendships. The expense to society is huge.

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At first hand I’ve experienced dealing with the physical and mental problems wrought by cannabis. I’ve seen an intelligent,sociable boy turn into a recluse with psychosis.To escape the demons in his head he went onto heroin. I sought specialist advice to support my son and family. This experience has been harrowing as I have learnt of deaths from overdoses and suicides within my counselling groups. Fight for the future generations now.

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