In an interview with the JEP today, Deputy Rowland Huelin has spoken about a number of issues close to his heart, including population and assisted dying laws.
And the Deputy, who was elected in the parish of St Peter last year, added that following the recent decision to legalise the prescription of medicinal cannabis in Jersey, as well as growing the crop, the States should now work with doctors to encourage them to prescribe it.
‘From my work running around the parish I have met people who live their lives in enormous amounts of pain every day,’ he said.
‘I spoke about it during the cannabis debate and I am really, really keen to ensure that, while we have voted to approve this, we get through to the next stage of having medicinal cannabis prescribed in the Island for those that need it medically. Obviously, we need to follow the due process, but I am very supportive of…