North-East Cancer Sufferer in Court for Growing Cannabis to Save Her Life

A cancer sufferer who was prosecuted for growing four cannabis plants for medical use today said she has been made to “feel like a criminal” for trying to save her own life.

Jacqui Ritchie spoke out after appearing at Aberdeen Sheriff Court and admitting producing the plants.

The offence took place at her home in Stonehaven’s Redcloak Drive on March 8 this year.

The court was told that the mum-of-two was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2014, and that it turned out to be a rare and aggressive form – triple negative metaplastic breast cancer, with only around 600 others affected around the world.

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