AN overwhelming majority of the Fraser Coast's Fracebook followers have supported Gordon Skippen's decision to continue to smoke pot for medicinal purposes.  

Despite a suspended prison sentence, the terminally ill Maryborough man vows he won't give up smoking marijuana.

GORDON'S STORY: Local man vows never to give up smoking marijuana

Our Facebook followers have their say on Mr Jensen's case: 

Mishell Falk: What a waste of time in court, police, prison and whatever else. Let the man have the last of his life in peace!

Carissa Lee Hansen: This is why medicinal cannabis should be legalised. Nothing hurts more than seeing someone you love go through something horrible like cancer.

Timmy Thornton: Let him smoke in peace.

Ryan Leman: Great system we have. Jail a terminally ill person for trying to get some relief.

Becky Gassman: Leave him alone and let him have some peace

Karla Hoffmann: Smoking it isn't going to help him... Cannabis oil on the other hand might.

Rebekka Charles: This is absolutely crazy if this is helping his pain then let him be. Legalise the drug.

Tryphena Kalantzis: Smoke on old man!

Tim Okane: A true hero. Oppressed. Green pride. Legalise.

Cherylann Hughes: 1 man, a tiny bit of weed, not selling it, just helping him handle the pain etc. So sad our justice system can't do it on a case by case situation. Sadly the law is the law, and I bet the police who charged him, felt like crap having to do their job.

Results from our online poll have revealed 91% of participants disagree that police resources put into Maryborough man Gordon Skippen's medicinal cannabis case are worth it.

 

An online reader poll has revealed the majority of participants disagree that police resources put into Maryborough man Gordon Skippen's medicinal cannabis case are worth it.
An online reader poll has revealed the majority of participants disagree that police resources put into Maryborough man Gordon Skippen's medicinal cannabis case are worth it.

 

 

 



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