Dr. Sanjay Gupta may not be the world’s foremost physician, but he is the real deal and, more importantly, he has a huge audience as the doctor for CNN. That being the case, his views on marijuana are very influential. So when he favorably compares marijuana to prescription drugs, people should and do listen:
“Every 19 minutes someone dies of a prescription drug overdose. It doesn’t happen with marijuana.”
No it doesn’t.