CBS Evening News for Thursday, Feb 20, 1997
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(Pittsburgh: Dan Rather) Report introduced.
(Bethesda: John Roberts) The report by federal health experts that they are now leaning toward testing marijuana on patients for a variety of medical conditions outlined; scenes shown from a National Insts. of Health panel meeting. [Georgetown University Medical Center Dr. William BEAVER - say there is a rationale to look further into the therapeutic effects.] The passage in California and Arizona of legislation allowing the medicinal use of marijuana noted. [Dr. Lester GRINSPOON - lists the uses.] [International Drug Strategy Institution chairman Dr. Eric VOUGE - comments in opposition to marijuana.]
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