Pubdate: Sat, 01 Feb 1997
Source: Toronto Star (Canada)
Author: Carey Ker

Re: 'Flying Circus' of marijuana furtively helps sick (Jan 25). I'd like to
thank you for presenting the issue of medical marijuana without all the
hysteria that seems to cloud this issue.

The time has come for our political leaders to overcome their inertia
regarding medical marijuana and the decriminalization of cannabis.

Jean Chretien, please take that courageous step toward making marijuana
available to Canadians.  As Theodore Vallance stated in the article, "... a
lot of gangsters and mafiosi are happy to maintain the present state of

Carey Ker