Cannabis cruise in Southsea criticised
September 13, 2014 - Picnic Time
12 Sep 2014
Last updated during 13:15
Dr Janet Maxwell speedy people not to go to a cannabis picnic
A health central has warned people to “steer good clear” of a “cannabis picnic” in Portsmouth.
The cruise on Saturday has been organized by Hampshire Cannabis Community.
The group, that believes a category B drug should be legalised, pronounced many people were unknowingly it can be used for medicinal purposes.
Dr Janet Maxwell, executive of open health for Portsmouth City Council, speedy people not to go.
Police have warned they will not endure a use of bootleg drugs during a eventuality in Castle Field, Southsea.
But Simon Dignam, from Hampshire Cannabis Community said: “I can’t contend people will or won’t smoke. If they do it’s not adult to me to contend no.”
The cruise will underline information stalls and speakers including MS-sufferer Clark French. He founded United Patients Alliance, that aims to allege authorised entrance to cannabis for healing use.
Police have warned they will not endure a use of bootleg drugs during a cruise in Castle Field
Dr Maxwell said: “We have to keep bringing home to people that a prolonged tenure effects of this drug are unequivocally damaging.
“Anything that encourages [drug use] and plays to quite exposed youngsters could be harmful.
“If people wish to have a good time afterwards there’s copiousness of other ways to have a good time and have a celebration and suffer themselves.
“We have some illusory festivals in Portsmouth – song festivals, food festivals – and those are a sorts of things we would inspire rather than things that are compelling drug use.
“Steer good clear… we’ve got a smashing city, with smashing opportunities. It’s a illusory place to live, a illusory place to work and study, and we wouldn’t see this [event] as a place to go.”
In response, Mr Dignam said: “It’s partial of their job. They’re going to contend that. But we can’t see any mistreat in people branch up.
“I’ve listened there’s people with their kids entrance and families. It’s going to be a pacific and accessible event.”