Medical Use of Marijuana

Clinton administration officials released a seven-page plan for how the federal government will deal with the issues of medicinal uses for… read more

Clinton administration officials released a seven-page plan for how the federal government will deal with the issues of medicinal uses for marijuana and other illegal drugs. Doctors who issue prescriptions for such drugs could lose their prescription-writing privileges, but scientific agencies will also continue to investigate whether drugs such as marijuana benefit terminally ill patients. This action was taken in response to ballot initiatives in Arizona and California which would allow doctors to prescribe marijuana for medicinal purposes. They took questions from the press. close

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Program ID:
77530-1
Category:
White House Event
Format:
News Conference
Location:
Briefing Room, White House, Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Dec 30, 1996 | 1:29pm EST | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Dec 31, 1996 | 5:34am EST | C-SPAN 1

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  • Dec 30, 1996 | 1:29pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 30, 1996 | 7:59pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 30, 1996 | 11:07pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 31, 1996 | 5:34am EST | C-SPAN 1
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