Following up on our previous post, here’s a stunning turnaround by television’s most famous celebrity doctor, Sanjay Gupta, on medical marijuana. Talking with CNN’s Piers Morgan, Gupta apologizes for his previous opposition.
We also learn that both Gupta and Morgan have smoked the stuff, with Gupta apparently experiencing the typical first-time user paranoia.
But the Obama administration continues the war on medical pot, even though the Prez toked like blast furnace during his teen and college years with no apparent impairment to his ability to function in society.
His Justice Department is busy raiding cannabis clinics and seizing the buildings that house them, a practice first launched by his predecessor, a former alcoholic. But, heck, they’ve got to fill those increasingly privatized prisons to keep their donors happy and keep those cops armed with the latest gadgets, the creations of other contibutors.
As for the gravely ill who benefit so much from the ancient herb, fuck ‘em, right?
As a personal note we should add that cannabis was the only thing that kept our nausea to manageable levels during our recent cancer chemo regimen, and it’s the only thing that has kept our rheumatoid arthritis and the attendant symptoms within tolerable limits.
And, yes, we do enjoy the buzz.