Pubdate: Sun, 19 Jun 2005
Source: Waco Tribune-Herald (TX)
Copyright: 2005 Waco-Tribune Herald
Author: Kirk Muse


Regarding the June 9 Tribune-Herald editorial "Supreme Court ruling
was about federal law, not medicine":

Yes, Congress can change the law regarding medical marijuana, as the
editorial urges. But will it? No.

The prime beneficiary of the Supreme Court ruling is the U.S.
pharmaceutical industry.

The drug industry doesn't want an easy-to-grow herb replacing its very
expensive, patented medications.

The pharmaceutical industry is America's most profitable industry and
wants to keep it that way.

And the U.S. pharmaceutical industry essentially owns the U.S.
Congress. (See

Follow the money and you will know how and why.

Kirk Muse

Meza, Ariz.
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