Published in AIDS Weekly, February 2nd, 1998
Voters rejected a measure to permit medicinal use of marijuana just two months ago.
"I don't intend to move the bill out of this committee," Alex Deccio, R-Yakima, Senate Health and Longterm Care Committee chairman, said before opening testimony on SB6271.
Saying he was sympathetic to the bill's aim - to make marijuana legally available to sick people who benefit from it - Deccio said he nevertheless believed his colleagues "must be educated" about the drug's...
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