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3 Addicts, a parent and a wife share their experiences

Posted on 17 November, 2015 at 23:15 Comments comments (0)

 

Do you feel there is a hidden side to cannabis use? 

Participant  

Totally, he felt the less I knew the less I could tell anybody. 

Participant 2

When I’m not stoned, not using cannabis I feel I’m pretty much a n...

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3 Addicts, a parent and a wife share their experiences

Posted on 17 November, 2015 at 23:05 Comments comments (0)

Did you use cannabis to help with any emotional issues like: to feel happy, fit in, relax, to forget, for timeout or to help you sleep? 

Participant 1 

Yes, definitely. 

Participant 2

Yes. I did use cannabis to fit in with the ...

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3 Addicts, a parent and a wife share their experiences

Posted on 12 November, 2015 at 2:15 Comments comments (0)

If you knew your child was using cannabis, how would that make you feel and how would you face this issue?

 

Participant 1

 

My daughter has been caught with it and there were six children involved three girls and three boys. One of the boy’s fathers had some and the six of them decided t...

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3 Addicts, a parent and a wife share their experiences

Posted on 12 November, 2015 at 2:10 Comments comments (0)

Do you feel cannabis has impacted on your relationships with your extended family, for example your cousins, uncles, aunts and grandparents? 

Participant 1 

Well my son said to me once that he didn’t like certain behaviours at Dads when he was there. Things that he did with his friends while using cannab...

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3 Addicts, a parent and a wife share their experiences

Posted on 12 November, 2015 at 2:05 Comments comments (0)

So if peer groups had been doing something else, would you have done that instead of using cannabis? 

Participant 1

 Because it was the first time I wasn’t too keen to do it in front of all those people, so I drank instead. 

Participant 2&#...

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