Pubdate: Wed, 02 May 2007
Source: Montgomery Advertiser (AL)
Copyright: 2007 The Advertiser Co.
Note: Letters from the newspaper's circulation area receive publishing priority
Author: Sara King
Bookmark: (Cannabis - Medicinal)


Have you or someone you love been a cancer patient and undergone
radiation and/or chemotherapy? Maybe you or a loved one contracted
HIV? Or suffers from multiple sclerosis, glaucoma, arthritis, chronic
pain, fibromyalgia, migraine headaches, anorexia or seizures? There is
a pure, natural, harmless treatment available for the misery of these
and other chronic, debilitating conditions.

Twelve states in our country have passed legislation allowing patients
freedom from prosecution for using medical marijuana to relieve their
suffering. Their physicians are also protected from prosecution for
recommending marijuana as treatment. You can learn more about these
states, and other current state laws by visiting

A group of Alabama citizens is working to change our current state
laws and allow suffering patients access to this safe and effective
treatment. There is a bill coming before the House Judiciary Committee
to protect patients and their physicians in Alabama. Please call your
elected officials and tell them to vote yes on HB206, the
Compassionate Care Act. Learn more about us, and medical marijuana by

Assure that you and your physician are making the decisions about your
health and treatment options, not your government.
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