Late last year, the Malaysian government followed in the footsteps of other countries and began pushing for a radical evolution in the face of today’s health resources and economy: medical marijuana, to be utilized as a form of alternative medication to treat physical illnesses, such as Parkinson’s disease.
According to cannabis-related research on a global scale, the drug is capable of combatting several ailments. Muar MP Syed Saddiq has also spotlighted the legalization of cannabis, following the arrest of Nasyid singer Yasin Sulaiman, who was allegedly taking the drug to alleviate his symptoms as a Bipolar patient.
Several netizens have come to the defence of the convicted as well upon learning about his mental condition, while experts continue to debate on whether cannabis as a direct cure is a myth or fact.
Bipolar disorder, also known as manic depression, is a mental condition characterised by…