RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Suffering from a degenerative neuromotor illness, Basic Eduardo Villas Bôas, a former Army commander and existing advisor to the Palácio do Planalto’s GSI (Institutional Safety Workplace), is at threat of losing his voice and has been testing technologies to replace speech.
Amongst other options, the military told the SBT Television station in an interview that he was introduced to cannabidiol – a single of the 113 compounds identified in marijuana – and, regardless of not making use of it, defended the use of the drug and referred to “social hypocrisy” by mentioning the issues in access to therapy for these who require it.
“I do not comprehend why at the very same time that there are folks fighting for the legalization of marijuana, it is so tough to acquire these drugs for medicinal purposes. I discover it, in a way, social hypocrisy and I see the struggle of some folks who rely on it to decrease some symptoms of their ailments,” stated the common, struggling to breathe.
He stated he will establish an institute with each other with his daughter Adriana to aid folks suffering from incapacitating ailments, just like him. In the meantime, he has currently begun to use hands-no cost world wide web browsing and is testing 3 distinctive technologies.
Villas Bôas left the Army command earlier this year and was replaced by Basic Leal Pujol. He wept in the course of the farewell ceremony and was embraced by President Jair Bolsonaro in the course of a speech in which he stated that 2018 was “a difficult year for institutions and for national identity.”