Medical Marijuana Patient in the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Investigational New Drug (IND) Program
Pro to the question "Should Marijuana Be a Medical Option?"
"I am patient no. 3 of 8 who today currently receives medical marijuana through the federal government of the United States...
By 1991, I am aware of at least 50 patients who through extensive medical records, reputable doctors, and sometimes through courts -- such as in my case -- were able to convince all three drug-related agencies, FDA, DEA, and NIDA, that for us, marijuana isn't just medicine, it is the most efficient, reliable and safest part of our treatment and sometimes it is our only treatment."