There was a bizarre exchange on medical marijuana in the just- completed John McCain blogger call.
A questioner named Jonathan (I didn't get his full name) asked, "Should federal law supersede the will of the people in a given state when it comes to medical marijuana?"
McCain started chuckling. "The will of the people, my friend, is that medical marijuana is not something that the quote 'people' want," he responded. "Certain people feel strongly about this issue, and they show up at most town hall meetings, obviously feel very strongly about it. There is no convincing evidence…there's evidence, but no convincing evidence to me that medical marijuana relief of pain and suffering cannot be accomplished by prescriptions from doctors… So, when you're talking about the will of the people, you're going to have to show me the will of the people besides the will of a small number of people who feel very strongly about the issue, as obviously you do."
The questioner mentioned that voters approved of medical marijuana in a
"There may be times when the will of the people, for example
Rudy Giuliani has also come out against medical marijuana.
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