Some Winnipeggers are angered by new federal rules that will prevent them from growing their own medical marijuana.
The new rules say government grown pot won’t be an option either.
Instead, patients will be required to mail order their marijuana from licensed growers.
Steven Stairs produces and uses his own medical marijuana for his disabilities. He has glaucoma, cataracts and retinitis pigmentosa, degenerative conditions.
He said he has access to medical marijuana because of the glaucoma. He also suffers from anxiety and stress from the loss of vision. Stairs said the new rules are ridiculous.
“They’re draconian.” he said. “I think they’re a step backwards. I haven’t ran (sic) into a single patient so far that is for these changes.”
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