UK: Ignorant Security Guard & Then Police Officer Try To Prevent Medical Cannabis Patient From Entering UK Music Festival

UK: Ignorant Security Guard & Then Police Officer Try To Prevent Medical Cannabis Patient From Entering UK Music Festival
CANNANNEW REPORT

And we thought the whole idea of music festivals was somewhere one could smoke a little weed without hassle from idiots in uniforms. It gives us an excuse to remind, you, dear reader of a Crass classic before we get to the story!

  Now for  the usual tale of ignoranceas related via UK’s Cannabis Health News Advice has been shared for medical cannabis patients who may be at risk of facing discrimination at music festivals and events this summer. A medical cannabis patient has warned others to be prepared if they plan on attending music festivals and events over the coming months. Elliot*, who has been prescribed medical cannabis for symptoms of Crohn’s disease for around a year, says he was left “rattled” after being refused entry with his prescription to Wide Awake Festival in May. He had emailed the festival in advance to inform them he would be attending with prescribed cannabis flower, which he consumes via a vaporiser, but had not received a response. Despite not encountering any issues on the first day of the festival, while entering on day two he was questioned by a security guard and “dragged” out of the queue when he told him about his prescription.   “A dog sniffed me and the security guard asked if I had anything illegal on me.  I only had my vape pen and charger, I didn’t have tobacco or rolling papers or anything else,” Elliot said. “He came at me aggressively, saying ‘there’s no such thing, you can’t get it prescribed’. He was just ignorant. I tried to get my phone out to show him and he just grabbed my arm and pulled it away from my pocket, saying ‘I don’t want to see it. If you say you have a prescription one more time…

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