Wednesday, November 11, 2009

L.A. Times: AMA Says Weed AOK

Posted By on Wed, Nov 11, 2009 at 6:11 PM

L.A. Times: AMA Says Weed AOK: Well, kinda. The American Medical Association yesterday urged the feds to stop pretending cannabis is in the same league as heroin and LSD, and worse than cocaine, morphine and meth -- in other words, take it off the list of Schedule 1 drugs so researchers can study it without being tossed in jail. Sayeth the Times, "The decision by the organization's delegates ... marks another step in the evolving view of marijuana, which an AMA report notes was once linked by the federal government to homicidal mania." Yeah, that's what you call a credibility
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Ryan Burns worked for the Journal from 2008 to 2013, covering a diverse mix of North Coast subjects, from education, politics and marijuana to human suspension, sex parties and amateur fight contests. He won awards for investigative reporting, feature stories and news coverage.

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