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Patrick Cockburn on his son and schizophrenia

Patrick Cockburn talks candidly about his son's schizophrenia in the Daily Mail today. The Frontline Club regular blames a strong form of cannabis known as skunk for his son's illness,
I blame cannabis for what happened to Henry. He says he smoked a lot between the ages of 14 and 19, but I didn't notice at the time. I would have been concerned, of course, if I'd known back then, but until recently I had no idea about the explosive impact cannabis can have on some people. I don't think people realise 19 out of 20 people might take a small quantity of cannabis without ill effects, but for the 20th person who has a genetic predisposition to schizophrenia, the result is catastrophic. link