Dr. Sanjay Gupta comes out in support of medical marijuana: βWe have been terribly and systematically misledβ
Rohit Khare stashed this in potpourri
"We have been terribly and systematically misled for nearly 70 years in the United States, and I apologize for my own role in that," he wrote in an op-ed published Thursday on CNN.com.
"It doesn't have a high potential for abuse, and there are very legitimate medical applications. In fact, sometimes marijuana is the only thing that works."
Gupta, who authored a 2009 Time magazine article titled "Why I would Vote No on Pot," changed his mind while working on his documentary "Weed," which airs Sunday at 8 p.m. on CNN.
β¦Gupta said he did not come across a single incident of marijuana overdose in his research.β¦
It is impossible to overdose on marijuana, apparently.
Reminder that this show airs tonight so set your Tivo.
Dr. Sanjay Gupta joining our side of the medical marijuana debate is a very big deal.
His op-ed piece is definitely a great read: