Local screening of film on medical marijuana

November 08, 2007

, WJBC AM 1230 (IL)

There will be a screening of a documentary on medical marijuana at Illinois State University this weekend. The film called "Waiting to Inhale" examines the debate over the use of pot for medical reasons. It includes interviews with researchers and patients like Jamie Clayton. He's an AIDS patient from Grafton, Illinois who participated in a study at the University of California.

The study Clayton took part in found marijuana to be an effective treatment for the painful side effect of some drugs used to treat HIV/AIDS. The free documentary screening will be on Sunday at 7:00 p.m. in Schroeder Hall. Clayton and the director of the film will hold a panel discussion after the screening.

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