Remedy or Malady
Monday, 18 July 2022
While medical marijuana has not been legalized in Indonesia, some are using it and its derived products for self-treatment. There is hope that the ban would be lifted.
FOR Clarissa—not her real name—marijuana has long been a source of relief even though medical marijuana is not legal. For the past six years, the 30-year-old woman has privately been drinking oil from a marijuana seed extract on a regular basis. “I take it to treat chronic joint inflammation,” she said when met by Tempo at a restaurant in South Jakarta, Wednesday, July 13.
The inflammation of her joints started since she...
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