UK Magistrate threatens depression patient with cruel and unusual punishment for cannabis medicine

A Somerset Magistrate has threatened violent physical punishment if patient is caught treating his depression with cannabis again. It sounds like something you would read in a Dickens or Roald Dahl’s The Twits, when one of the characters has been caught doing something bad. Sadly, this is the threatening language used by Magistrate Jeffrey Collingwood who saw the case of Michael Dyer in November 2017. In an article published on Somerset Live’s website, it is reported that the police stopped Michael Dyer, 23 in his car and in a search…

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