May 1st, 2012

Supporters Say Legalizing Medical Marijuana In Md. Will Help Save Lives

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Despite repeated pleas from people suffering from diseases like cancer, multiple sclerosis, AIDS and glaucoma, each year Maryland lawmakers refuse to allow them to buy it here legally. “We don’t want to be considered a criminal,” said TV personality Montel Williams…An outspoken advocate, Williams uses it to relieve symptoms of multiple sclerosis…Williams says the National Institute on Drug Abuse, the Mayo Clinic and others know it works. But opponents worry that legalizing marijuana sends the wrong message.

 

CBS Baltimore

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