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The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) gave the green-light for the University of Arizona to study marijuana’s beneficial effects on PTSD, but a state Senator has single-handedly blocked the study.
State Senator Kimberly Yee of Phoenix says she will not let the study even be consider for approval because she’s scared the backers of the study are only trying to legalize marijuana.
“Both myself and numerous community leaders have reached out to members of the senate regarding this bill, and Kimberly Yee is the only one who has not even returned my phone call. It is unfortunate for the democratic process that one person has chosen to not hear the bill” said Republican Ethan Orr, the bill’s house sponsor.
Read article: “Feds Approve University of Arizona’s Study on PTSD.”