Friday, January 14, 2011
Japanese Medical Marijuana Political Asylum?
A Japanese man who has been residing in California and is fighting Crohn's disease says his time in the United States is up and he must return to Japan. He has been using cannabis to treat his ailments but upon return to Japan will no longer be able to treat himself this way. He says going back to japan is sentencing him to a slow and painful death.
Kenichi Nalita (Narita) is the first medical marijuana patient to fight for his rights to medicate with marijuana in the Japanese Courts found his way to the US after years of reaching dead ends in Japanese avenues of research, education, and government.
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There is a fantastic article including many quotes by Kenichi - Toke Of the Town
To find Kenichi's blog place the Japanese characters for medical marijuana into a google search and click the result just below wikipedia "