My Published Criticism of the Drug Czar

I got the following comments published as a Letter to the Editor in both the online and print versions of my local newspaper, the Fresno Bee, http://www.fresnobee.com/ --- I am a medical marijuana patient. I am appalled that our Drug Czar, Gil Kerlikowske, has come to my home town and declared that "marijuana is a dangerous drug and has no medical value" [story July 23]. President Obama has told us that there will be a policy change that will recognize medical marijuana users as legitimate in states with such laws. When will this happen so that we don't have to listen to the same tired old rhetoric? Once again, I am very disappointed with our Drug Czar, and I feel that he should return to Fresno and correct his false statements so that patients like myself will be properly represented. Tommy Hawkins Jr. Fresno http://www.fresnobee.com/277/story/1561006.html ========== I also e-mailed and called the ONDCP and left the same message for them.
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