The retired engineer believes that cannabis should be legalised for medical use and calculates that he saves the NHS hundreds of pounds by using it as a pain reliever. "I've found that cannabis in its natural form suits me and I have taken it for many years. I'm not prepared to go down the road of taking a substitute," he said.
"If I could find something as effective as cannabis I would take it. The police know that I take cannabis for medical reasons and that I take it responsibly," he said. "I'm a reliable adult and I don't want this nanny state telling me what I can do."Reuse content