Legislative Candidates in French Polynesia All in Favor of Therapeutic Cannabis
Hemp IM has the story Yesterday, a few days out from the legislative elections in French Polynesia, the Polynesian Hemp Syndicate and Tahiti Herb Culture invited the candidates to debate the legalization of cannabis. Seated at the speakers’ table were the candidates for the delegation, along with Me Thibault Millet and Doctor Eric Parrat, a pulmonologist at the French Polynesian Hospital (CHPF). For Philippe Cathelain, president of the Syndicate, this debate was essential to clarify voters’ choices. The People Make Themselves Heard in Polynesia Polynesian Salespeople, local industrialists, pharmacists, consumers, patients, and their families all came to make themselves heard, listen to, and question potential MPs. Among the families present, we find that of Karen Mathews, who was recently been the voice of patients wishing for the legalization of therapeutic cannabis in Polynesia. However, she passed away two months ago, meaning she did not have time to bring her fight to an end. For her daughter Tehiva Berdichevski-Poroi, attending this debate was essential. All Candidates Are in Favor The candidates all expressed themselves favorably, even if, on a practical level, the question still raises many questions. Moetai Brotherson and Nicole Sanquer recalled their commitment to this fight, and Sandra Lévy-Agami also wanted to express her support. Speaking in front of the audience, Lévy-Agami affirmed, “I am for therapeutic cannabis legalization, provided that it is done by Polynesians for Polynesians. It should be included in what is part of traditional medicine”. Legislative Work Still Needs to Be Done The Tapura candidate for the second constituency, Tepuaraurii Teriitahi, positioned herself favorably. But, as a customs officer by trade, she did not miss out on the opportunity to put on her old hat and point out that there is also a lot of work to be done insofar as the customs code in…
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