Moot point. The product is neither controlled or prescribed by a doctor.
If marijuana were teated the same as any other drug in the medical community, I would have no problem supporting it. The medical marijuana legalizers want an exception made for their "medicine".
That, I don't support.
Perhaps one of the differences between the two is that most prescription meds have potentially far worse side effects than marijuana.
Heck, you can't kill youself by smoking too much marijuana. But how many prescription meds can you say the same thing about?
My point is that it could be, like any other 'approved' drug, some of which are much more dangerous than marijuana.
"If it works, is controlled and prescribed by a doctor,"
I fail to see how this statement is moot. If that's the case then what's the point of ever postulating any premise?
It isn't the way it is so why bother?
Except then there would have to be actual data supporting the claims of "medical" marijuana.