The renewed push to legalize the medical use of marijuana in Oklahoma
takes the same misguided approach used by other states, including
California. If, indeed, there is legitimate therapeutic value in pot — a
contention with limited anecdotal evidence — setting up an ad hoc
network of authorized growers and dispensers is the wrong way to go.
Medical pot, if it’s ever legalized, should undergo rigorous clinical
trials and be carefully regulated like every other drug