Cannabis is to blame for my son’s death


Janie Hamilton says the dangers of cannabis are being forgotten after Lord Hague’s call to legalise the drug’s recreational use. 07:52, UK,
2018 Janie Hamilton’s son James died aged just 36 when he refused to have chemotherapy for testicular cancer after years battling mental illness. His death was recorded as being partly caused by schizophrenia, which his family believe was triggered by his addiction to cannabis from the age of 14. Here, Mrs Hamilton from North Dorset warns that the dangers of the drug are being forgotten following Lord Hague’s call for the UK to legalise marijuana for recreational use. As a child, James was a fun-loving, mischievous boy with a great sense of humour. He was a brilliant writer and dreamed of being a journalist. Cannabis is to blame for my son’s death

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