When Dr. Sanjay Gupta publicly changed his position on medical marijuana, it sent a resounding message to America that the existing stigma surrounding marijuana was full of inaccuracies.
His second documentary covering the medicinal use of marijuana airs at 10 PM EST today March 11th, 2014.
Dr. Gupta continues to push for the truths surrounding the science and medicinal use of marijuana.
I have met with hundreds of patients, dozens of scientists and the curious majority who simply want a deeper understanding of this ancient plant. I have sat in labs and personally analyzed the molecules in marijuana that have such potential but are also a source of intense controversy. I have seen those molecules turned into medicine that has quelled epilepsy in a child and pain in a grown adult. I’ve seen it help a woman at the peak of her life to overcome the ravages of multiple sclerosis.
I am more convinced than ever that it is irresponsible to not provide the best care we can, care that often may involve marijuana.
I am not backing down on medical marijuana; I am doubling down.
He recently took some time to participate in a Reddit AMA. Definitely check out what he has to say to the Reddit community and to find answers to more specific questions you may have about medical marijuana.