An article in the UK Weekly Telegraph in September 2001 by a mother of a former cannabis grower and user highlights the many dangers of cannabis. Main points of the article are –
Present policies are not working to deter young people from using cannabis and its effect on families.
Existing cannabis cautioning programs should be scrapped and people caught with cannabis must be diverted into detoxification programs followed by comprehensive drug free rehabilitation.
Cannabis detoxification and rehabilitation must be court ordered.