12:00pm

Thu December 1, 2011
OUT in the Bay

Medical Marijuana - Feds vs. States

How does marijuana help people with HIV/AIDS, cancer and other illnesses? How is the federal crackdown on growers, distributors and dispensaries in California and other states that have decriminalized medical pot affecting patients who rely on marijuana to relieve their pains and help them heal?

Eric Jansen hosts this discussion with Dr. Jean Talleyrand, founder and CEO of MediCann, which operates 21 California clinics where doctors evaluate patients and prescribe cannabis; Caren Woodson, operations director for The Green Cross mobile medical cannabis dispensary and a former congressional lobbyist for Americans for Safe Access, which promotes legal access to cannabis; and David Goldman, a core member of the San Francisco chapter of Americans for Safe Access and a former patient advocate on San Francisco's Medical Cannabis Task Force. 

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