Groups opposed to medical marijuana gather at Capitol; Moser offers alternative for more research

  • Representatives from Kentucky public health, law enforcement, and other groups gathered at the State Capitol Rotunda on Wednesday in opposition to a bill to legalize medical marijuana.
  • Richard Nelson of the Commonwealth Policy Center, organizer of the event, said there any many questions and concerns over the bill, which has passed the House and is now in the Senate.
  • ” We need to know which diseases it can effectively treat, how much of the drug is needed, any side effects, in other words, this major public policy shift should be based on science and research, in order to protect the public health and the citizens of the Commonwealth of Kentucky, not mere public opinion or anecdotal stories,” Nelson said.

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