Of course cannabis has medical applications. From epilepsy, to crones disease, to cancer victims, to wasting disease, to chronic pain management, bud makes the lives of many people much better and this without the massive impact of heavier perception drugs which often create physical dependence while expanding the bottom lines of drug manufacturers and drug law enforcement agencies simultaneously.
It is an important health management asset for many sick people.
Medical marijuana is not a joke! Ending prohibition will save lives!
Chuck Rosenberg, chief of the Drug Enforcement Administration, said that smoking marijuana should not be considered medical treatment on Wednesday, calling the notion a “joke.”
“What really bothers me is the notion that marijuana is also medicinal—because it’s not,” Rosenberg said in a briefing to reporters, according to CBS. “We can have an intellectually honest debate about whether we should legalize something that is bad and dangerous, but don’t call it medicine—that is a joke.”
Currently, 23 states and the District of Columbia have laws legalizing marijuana in some form. Four states — Oregon, Washington, Colorado and Alaska — have opted to legalize the drug for recreational and medical use.
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