TV Host Montel Williams Plans To Open Calif. Pot Dispensary
SACRAMENTO (CBS/AP) — TV host Montel Williams plans to open a medical marijuana dispensary in Sacramento.
Williams has been an outspoken medical marijuana advocate since he began using the drug to relieve pain caused by multiple sclerosis.
According to a report in the Sacramento Bee, he lead a tour of the facility on Monday, which the newspaper reports does not display marijuana anywhere until after patients discuss their medical needs with a counselor.
“While adhering to every single state law, we want to provide safe access for patients and really medicalize this,” Willams said.
California allows anyone with a doctor’s recommendation to use medical marijuana, whatever their health condition. Critics claim dispensaries are often no more than drug trafficking fronts.
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