U.S. talk show host lauds Israel’s medical marijuana laws

31.10.2011                      03.Cheschwan. 5772                       Ta'anit BH"B


U.S. talk show host lauds Israel's medical marijuana laws

Montel Williams, who was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis, is visiting Israel to meet with legislators, scientists and physicians to learn more about Israel's marijuana policies.

Emmy Award-winning television personality and patient activist Montel Williams said Sunday he was impressed with Israel's liberal attitude toward medical marijuana, and he believes the U.S. could learn a thing or two from the country’s drug policies.
Williams was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in 1999 and he has since been an outspoken advocate of medical marijuana to relieve pain caused by the disease….