Monday night we attended the special work session of the Kalamazoo City Commission to provide input on the issue of medical marijuana. This is real treatment for a number of serious medical conditions plaguing our communities, and it is proving effective as a weapon in the fight against opioid addiction and overdose. The opioid crisis is real, it's serious, and it's something we need to start talking about more openly.
From the article: "'Let's make sure were talking about this as a medical treatment,' said Democratic Congressional candidate David Benac. 'Marijuana can be a way to combat opioid addiction in this community. I'd like to see us earmark some of this money for that cause.'"
You can read the full article here.