‘Pot’ act draws officials’ concern

State leaders, doctor speak against medical-marijuana ballot measure

Posted: October 27, 2012 at 2:24 a.m.

A group of Northwest Arkansas politicians, law enforcement officials and a doctor turned out Friday to oppose a ballot measure to legalize medical marijuana, saying Issue No. 5 is fraught with legal and medical problems.

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Northwest Arkansas, Pages 7 on 10/27/2012

“If this was truly a medical issue, there is already the FDAapproved drug, Marinol, which is synthetic THC,” Lowry said, referring to the active ingredient in marijuana. “The difference being that the Marinol does not create a high.” Here we got " synthetic " THC. More immitation substances that are manmade chemicals and what are the side effects?? Guess there has to be some kind of kick back from the pharmacutical companys.

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October 27, 2012 at 5:52 a.m. ( | suggest removal )