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Medicinal Marijuana / Clinton / California #164454

ABC Evening News for Monday, Dec 30, 1996
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(Studio: Diane Sawyer) Report introduced.

(Washington: Michele Norris) The opposition of President Clinton's administration to the medical use of marijuana featured; details given of the federal versus the state laws. [Health and Human Services Secretary Donna SHALALA, National Drug Policy Office director retired General Barry McCAFFREY, Attorney General Janet RENO - come out for federal laws against drug use.] [Oncologist Dr. Richard COHEN - says the medication helps his patients.]

(Studio: Diane Sawyer) The response from California Governor Pete Wilson, who opposed the state bill legalizing marijuana for medical use, reported.

(Los Angeles: Judy Muller) The reaction in California to the administration's stand on the medicinal use of marijuana examined. [Marijuana growing alliance Valerie CORRALE, cancer patient Gary JOHNSON - talk about the use of marijuana.]

Muller, Judy;
Norris, Michele;
Sawyer, Diane

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