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Medical-Pot Opposition Fails in Details

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"Say No to #2," opponents of a Florida ballot proposal to allow marijuana use by people who have a medical need, have put out a list of their objections.

They say that if it passes, the constitutional amendment would let seedy places spring up, reminiscent of "pill mills;" that anybody, even drug dealers,could become "caregivers"; and that  people who aren't really sick, as well as children, would be able to get pot.

Public health retiree and consumer advocate Gary Stein takes on each of these arguments, explaining why he thinks they are wrong and how the enabling legislation can protect against such abuses.

Read more at Context Florida.