Recall state senator, say medical marijuana study supporters

MMJWhile seen as a long-shot, medical-marijuana advocates are launching a recall effort against state Sen. Kimberly Yee, blocked legislation that could have funded research of the effects of the drug on post-traumatic stress disorder.

Veterans have tried to convince the Arizona Department of Health Services to add PTSD to the list of qualifying conditions for a medical marijuana patient card, but health officials have refused to add the medical condition, without research about marijuana’s effects on PTSD.

Yee would not allow a hearing of House Bill 2333, which would have allowed medical marijuana cardholder fees to fund a University of Arizona study to decide how the drug would affect veterans with PTSD.

Information from The Arizona Republic

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If you’d like to discuss marijuana issues, contact Ryan Hurley, director of the Rose Law Group Medical Marijuana Dept. rhurley@roselawgroup.com

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