So I watched the video and learned a little. The little that I learned was that more and more, the medical benefits of cannabis are becoming apparent to more doctors. But there remains a strong advocacy for government control via FDA approvals.
Tremendous PBS Video Explains Why Medical Cannabis Works — And How Big Pharma Is Planning To Cash In On It
What I find disturbing is that for decades of prohibition and classification as a controlled substance, big pharma has already acquired patents on synthesized cannabinoids. And government is supporting them in controlling the market.
Marijuana in all its various forms, must be totally legal as alcohol and tobacco are. There is no evidence to indicate cannabis is any more of a health risk than either of the aforementioned popular “drugs” of choice.
Contact your Representative and tell them to bring the Paul-Frank bill of to the floor of the House for public forum discussion and debate. Allow medical experts that have a clinical history with cannabis make their presentations, instead of the lobby for the pharmaceutical companies and the spin of an ill-informed media.
For this story I commend the producers at PBS. It was the right thing to do.