Lawyer Kirk Tousaw is gobsmacked by College of Physicians and Surgeons’ approach to medical marijuana

4/23/15–Kirk Tousaw, prescription an acknowledged authority on laws regarding marijuana, nurse  has been witnessing how governments have made it difficult for patients with serious medical conditions to obtain medical cannabis. But declared that he was “absolutely gobsmacked” when he learned that the College of Physicians and Surgeons of B.C. had distributed a memo requiring doctors to adhere to an age limit on patients who may receive medical cannabis. Tousaw said he was shocked that this age limit was imposed when cannabis has been demonstrated as an effective treatment for a range of conditions, case including Dravet Syndrome. Read