"Drug Policy Alliance New Mexico said Democratic Gov. Bill Richardson will be the first presidential candidate ever to advocate medical marijuana "by vocally supporting and signing legislation."... ...He said the White House had urged him not to sign the bill."
Regardless of how you feel about the plant/drug, this brings up a bigger issue. Since when do POLITICIANS carry more weight regarding medicine than DOCTORS!? Something is seriously wrong here, they're friggin doctors, their whole job is medicine, they're neutral, why is politics even being brought into this!? Here's hoping poor Angel Raich doesn't end up as the next Peter McWilliams.
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