Nurses group sues over medical marijuana restrictions

| Image source – royalqueenseeds.comBy Howard Fischer | Capitol Media Services/Arizona Daily Star

A marijuana advocacy group is challenging limits imposed by state Health Director Will Humble on how and when patients with post-traumatic stress disorder can legally use the drug.

In a lawsuit filed in Maricopa County Superior Court, the Arizona Cannabis Nurses Association claims Humble had no right to determine that doctors can recommend the drug only of a patient already is getting some other form of treatment for PTSD.

The group also wants Judge Crane McClennen to rule Humble cannot limit drug use solely to treat the symptoms of PTSD, and not in any effort to actually deal with the condition.

Humble defended the limits, saying all the evidence presented to him was marijuana helps patients deal only with the symptoms of PTSD.

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

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