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Marijuana As Medicine

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Marijuana As Medicine

Marijuana As Medicine

Marijuana As Medicine

Only Available in Archive Formats.

On Election Day voters in California decided marijuana can be prescribed by doctors as a medical treatment. Supporters of Proposition 215 say pot is a safe way to control pain for a wide variety of ailments. Opponents say the new law is poorly drafted. Join Talk of the Nation for a debate over the use of marijuana as medicine. Guests: General Barry McCaffrey Director, White House Office of National Drug Control Policy Dennis Peron Director, Californians for Compassionate Use Co-Founder, San Francisco Caregiver Cultivation Co-op Brad Gates Sheriff, Orange County Listeners call in