Senate Majority Leader Supports Medical Marijuana

BY NICOLE FLATOW

Harry Reid

 

CREDIT: AP

 

The U.S. Senate’s top Democrat came out in support of medical marijuana this week and said law enforcement resources are wasted on marijuana enforcement.

“I think that there’s some medical reasons for marijuana,” Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) told the Las Vegas Sun Thursday, saying his position on the topic has evolved. Reid cited news segments on the dramatic medical benefits to children with seizures of consuming marijuana, and personal experiences with a friend’s son who, after suffering from kidney failure, was able to develop an appetite for the first time in months after smoking marijuana.

 

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