Some say medical marijuana is a misnomer, including some local officials and the Federal Drug Enforcement Administration.
“People keep saying ‘medical marijuana’ and there’s no such thing,” said Helen Jones-Kelley, executive director, Alcohol, Drug Addiction Mental Health Services board of Montgomery County. “It isn’t like you can just go into a place and find a strain of marijuana that is medicinal.”
A whole new industry sanctioned in Ohio begs to differ.
Being grown from the cannabis roots on up, the office running the show is called the Medical Marijuana Control Program. Proponents say pot offers patients relief from pain, inflammation and nausea.
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