French court rejects sick man's cannabis plea

The 40-year-old man has suffered from myopathy
The Local (France)
Wednesday, March 13, 2013

dominique-loumachiA French man suffering from a muscular disease since childhood had his request to be given the right to use cannabis for medicinal reasons rejected by a French court. To make matters worse he was fined €300 for possession. “I’ve been condemned – my disease is incurable, and only cannabis can give me any relief,” Dominique Loumachi told French TV TF1, before the verdict.