This podcast is hosted by Martin Condon. Martin has a BSc honors in Herbal Science, is a campaigner for cannabis legalisation, drug user decriminalisation, and ...
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Martins World Episode 39 with Selina Stein Fibromyalgia patient
Selina Stein is a fibromyalgia patient in the UK who uses cannabis to treat the symptoms of her condition. Selina is now one of many patients being discriminated against in the UK due to their laws around cannabis and driving. Selina has a prescription for her cannabis use but the UK laws on driving have not been adjusted to accommodate for this. Currently the UK laws remain as a no tolerance limit meaning the limit is set to almost the lowest detectable amount and not to a limit which would reflect impairment. As Selina is a long time consumer of cannabis due to her condition the police had her car marked as being driven by a person under the influence of Cannabis. The cops pulled her in due to this and not due to any signs of dangerous driving. She has since been brought to court and lost her driving license however she intends to appeal the case to set a legal precedent for other medical cannabis patients in the UK and help reduce the discrimination they face. Selina needs to raise £5000 to bring her appeal to the high court and she is currently being helped by the Seed Our Future campaign.
Go Fund me link https://gofund.me/2c6d56d7
Martins World episode 38 with Lisa Middleton (the_censored_criminalbydefault)
Lisa Midleton, a terminally-ill hairdresser who avoided prison after being slapped with a suspended jail sentence - for growing her own cannabis plants to help with her sickness joins me for a discussion on the podcast about how cannabis prohibition has affected her life and how cannabis has helped with her condition.
Martins World episode 37 with MEP Luke Ming Flanagan
In this episode of the podcast Member of European Parliament Luke "Ming" Flanagan joins me and we get to take a trip down memory lane while also discussing the current cannabis climate in Ireland and Europe.
Recorded on November 5th
Martins World episode 36 with Green Tea ,a full time carer & cannabis grower in Ireland
Green Tea is a full time carer for her husband who suffers with Multiple Sclerosis (MS). Her partner's condition has seriously deteriorated in the last few years due to his MS which has led to him being paralyzed on the left side of his body. On top of this he has extremely limited motor skills on his right side and no sense of touch in his right hand.
Green Tea cares for her husband around the clock starting at 6am in the morning. She has done this for over 3 years now and without a day off. She is unable to take a day off as she is also a provider of her husband's medicine in that she grows cannabis for him. This means that Green Tea is unable to avail of support like home help as she is fearful the cannabis plants would be discovered leading to gardai interfering in their lives.
Green Tea started growing cannabis not long after the pandemic started. She does this as they could not afford to keep buying substandard and overpriced cannabis on the black-market. Also because they could not afford the €500/month price tag on the legally available Sativex (Oral cannabis spray solution).
Green Tea is just 1 example of many people out there right now illegally sourcing or growing cannabis to treat symptoms of serious life threatening conditions. The reason green tea is not using her real name or image is due to fear of being targeted by the authorities for doing the right thing and providing an effective remedy for her partner's life limiting condition. I hope more people find the courage to speak out and highlight the suffering caused by the prohibition of Cannabis.
If you want to support the show and support the fight for Cannabis legalisation in Ireland then don't forget you can sign up to the Patreon ( https://www.patreon.com/martinsworld )
you can make a donation in the form of cryptocurrency ( bitcoin, ethereum, & enjin ) over on martinsworld.ie . The funds will be used to improve the show, support the cannabis legalisation campaign in Ireland and to open up a Cannabis activist hub in Cork city.
Martins World Episode 35 with Tommy Chong
Had some audio issues with an earlier upload apologies for any inconveniences caused.
In episode 35 of the podcast I got to sit and chat with the legendary Tommy Chong. We talked about his beginnings in Jazz, his love of body building, his movies, the time he was raided and locked up for selling bongs and of course his love for Mary Jane.
If you want to support the show and support the fight for Cannabis legalisation in Ireland then don't forget you can sign up to the Patreon ( https://www.patreon.com/martinsworld ) or you can make a donation in the form of cryptocurrency ( bitcoin, ethereum, & enjin ).
The funds will be used to improve the show, support the cannabis legalisation campaign in Ireland and to open up a Cannabis activist hub in Cork city.
This podcast is hosted by Martin Condon. Martin has a BSc honors in Herbal Science, is a campaigner for cannabis legalisation, drug user decriminalisation, and spent convictions for those convicted of personal drug possession. Martin recently ran in the General Election in Ireland in his constituency Cork North Central.
The podcast aims to assist with the legalisation of cannabis in Ireland by uniting the cannabis community. We also aim to educate people about the efforts being made around the world to reduce the harms caused by drugs and also drug prohibition.