Yadhana Jadoo
Political Editor
1 minute read
3 Oct 2014
6:00 am

The real perks of Mary Jane

Yadhana Jadoo

I dedicate this column to late politician Mario Ambrosini.

Yadhana Jadoo

Quite simply, because he was a brave enough to stand for what he believed in.

Months prior to his death, Ambrosini boldly told parliament why the legalisation of medical marijuana was so important for South Africa – and he didn’t care if anyone judged him. He didn’t need to refer to case studies on how its use was beneficial – he was terminally ill with cancer and a walking example.

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