Tuesday, September 20, 2005

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Gov. Jesse Ventura said Wednesday that he "fully supports" legalizing marijuana for medical use. "Medical marijuana? I fully support it, absolutely. Who is government to tell someone if they have AIDS or cancer, what they should be taking?" Ventura said in response to a question from a student at University of St. Thomas.

Ventura cited an illness suffered by his mother, who was given a mix of narcotics to help her pain.

If marijuana provides the same sort of relief to others who are suffering, the Independence Party governor said, he's all for it. (more)

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Post-Bulletin (MN)
Published: April 4, 2001
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