Is Marijuana Healthy?

Is Marijuana Healthy?
Is Marijuana Healthy? Is marijuana a substance we should all be using? Or should it be avoided? Lunch & Learn with Dr. Asa Frey

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Is Marijuana Healthy?
(part1) UK medi marijuana refused for fibromyalgia and extreme insomnia sufferer
Just thought I’d share the fact of the lies by our gov to Legalise medical marijuana in UK at start of november and still there trying to insist on chemical poison suicide pills and brainwashing aka counciling for my fibromyalgia and extreme insomnia instead?!? 😡🤷🏽‍♂️🤦🏽‍♂️

(part1) UK medi marijuana refused for fibromyalgia and extreme insomnia sufferer