Oregon’s two senators, joined by six Democratic colleagues, are renewing their demand for medical marijuana research. They want more answers, solutions, and actions from obstructive federal agencies. The eight senators are incensed after the federal agencies to which they made inquiries failed to explain their inaction on cannabis research.
The Senators who are raising their voices for more medical marijuana action are:
Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley, led by Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), and along with Barbara Mikulski (D-Md.), Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.), Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.), Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.), and Cory Booker (D-N.J.)
Medical marijuana has been called “a wonder drug” because of its low toxicity (there is no lethal dose) and high effectiveness in dozens of medical and health conditions.
Remarkably, cannabis is an antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, anti-glaucoma, anti-dementia, anti-diabetes, anti-depressant, and anti-tumor agent.
These overwhelming benefits are why the Senators are so furious that federal restrictions have allowed almost no study.
Even worse, the little research