The pharmaceutical companies fear seeing medical marijuana advance as a natural effective medicine as they know its increasing legality threatens to potentially devastate their treasured “bottom line”, says Medical Marijuana Expert Dr. Phillip Leveque, who also writes for Salem-News.com.
Situations and attitudes change and progress in this world, and the Drug Enforcement Agency, still insistent on raiding California legal cannabis dispensaries, needed to swallow that bitter pill of understanding. Both political parties are corrupted by the present governmental system, but the Bush Administration perfected the looting of the public treasury and the environment for the benefit of their friends and themselves. This writer sincerely hopes the Obama Administration is better ethically, but as a small government loving Libertarian, I will not be terribly shocked if it is not.
via – Salem News, OR “Illegal Drugs: Part Six — Medical Marijuana and the Pharmaceutical Industry”
Make sure you hit the other five parts in this series as writer Dorsett Bennett delivers the goods on the associated violence of the Drug War, marijuana history (including excellent ancient pot graffiti linked from Cannabis Culture), public policy & limited research, and medical marijuana in general as well as its efficacy with specific diseases and ailments.