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By Big Arnold
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Drugs minister's husband runs cannabis farm: Tory Victoria Atkins steps down from parts of her brief as it emerges her partner runs 23-acre site growing medicinal marijuana


http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article ... z5FQ2m2l00
 
By Big Arnold
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He's not breaking the law, but only as he's growing the plants for export. It's illegal to take cannabis as medication here.
Certainly, spouses can hold opposing views, but here there is a conflict of interests that affects her position.
She has an extreme view, she talks about it being an extremely dangerous drug that causes misery in communities and says that it has no medicinal value.

'She is a hard-line prohibitionist.'
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