03 Nov White House rejects medical marijuana as opioid alternative
Posted at 08:00h in Briefs, Chris Christie marijuana, donald trump marijuana, Matt Gaetz marijuana, MMJ Business Daily, National Medical Cannabis Business & Marijuana Legal News 0 CommentsIn a move that brought scathing condemnation from a Florida Republican congressman, the White House’s commission on the opioid epidemic has rejected calls to support medical marijuana as an alternative for pain patients. The commission “specifically declined to endorse the use of marijuana for pain,” The Washington Post reported. In addition, the commission’s chair, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, drew parallels between the opioid epidemic and the growing popularity of medical cannabis, a statement that U.S. Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-FL, called “outrageous.” Positive endorsements likely would have led to increased interest in medical marijuana and, possibly, sales ... White House rejects medical marijuana as opioid alternative is a post from: Marijuana Business Daily: Financial, Legal & Cannabusiness news for cannabis entrepreneurs
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