DEA Chief Calls Medical Marijuana “a Joke,” But These 5 Studies Say Otherwise

I started my morning by reading the following statement from DEA chief Chuck Rosenberg:

“What really bothers me is the notion that marijuana is also medicinal — because it’s not. 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.”

As someone who has been profoundly affected by medical marijuana, it’s difficult for me to tame my emotions when someone calls this medicine “a joke.” And what really brings my blood to a boil is knowing how many other people – patients treating cancer, pain, nausea,PTSD, MS, seizures, arthritis, HIV/AIDS – are fighting an uphill legal battle just to feel better.

– Read the entire article at Leafly News.