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Cancer survivor convicted of growing cannabis says he ‘wouldn't be alive’ without the drug

Bowel cancer survivor says judge could have fined him ten times €100 fine and he’d still be smiling 

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A 62-year-old bowel cancer survivor convicted and fined €100 for growing cannabis for his own use says he has no regrets.

I wouldn’t have been alive to stand in that judge’s courtroom without it,” he has said. 


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