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Legalise marijuana and help people like Xeni Jardin

BOING BOING’S Xeni Jardin has breast cancer. Marijuana helps to alleviate the symptoms.

Writes Bucky Turco:

Due to the side effects, doctors often prescribe pricey medicine to help deal with the nausea and vomiting, but as she noted on Twitter earlier today, there’s a much cheaper (and more natural) alternative: “Chemo-nomics. Here’s $500 worth of a drug that works, 3 doses, vs $100 or less of medical cannabis, many many doses.”

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Posted: 24th, February 2012 | In: Reviews | Comment (1)