Obama and Medical Pot: More Research Needed
Barack Obama is not a supporter of medical marijuana. He is a supporter of more research to determine if it helps reduce pain.
When a voter asked Obama if he was for the legalization of medical marijuana, Obama said that he wasn't in favor of legalization without scientific evidence and tight controls.
..."My attitude is if the science and the doctors suggest that the best palliative care and the way to relieve pain and suffering is medical marijuana then that's something I'm open to ..... (my emphasis).....He added that he was concerned that the reasons for the use of marijuana would grow and create a "slippery slope."
There is a plethora of research showing that medicinal pot reduces pain and relieves disease symptoms.[More....]
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