Morse opposes marijuana measure

Former Worcester public health commissioner says prescribing would be inappropriate

October 12, 2012

In an op-ed for the Worcester Telegram and Gazette, Leonard J. Morse, MD, clinical professor of medicine and family medicine & community health, offers his views on the Nov. 6 state ballot question concerning the legalization of medical marijuana. “The public and the medical profession need to be educated based on science, including clinical studies, not just personal testimony to develop routes of responsible prescribing,” Morse said. “It is inappropriate to prescribe an addictive plant product with varying concentrations of active pharmaceutical compounds so casually dosed as by smoking.“

Read the whole op-ed: Defeat marijuana measure

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