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


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

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