Medical merits of pot go back thousands of years

Not a single death from the medical use of marijuana

Columnist Tom Fletcher missed the bull’s eye regarding cannabis (marijuana), implying it’s an “inconsistent” herbal remedy that hasn’t been studied much because it’s been illegal (“Bowing to the power of judges,” The Leader,  March 2).

Government-subsidized prohibitionists in North America have hindered research progress, however, the plant has been documented medically for more than 5,000 years medically without a single death. That’s safety and consistency on a Biblical scale.

 

Stan White

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