Anti-Pot Doc Pulls Michael Brown Shooting and Weed Post, Says Intentions Were Misstated


Yesterday, we told you about the Twitter spat that erupted after Dr. Christian Thurstone, an addiction specialist who’s also a major player in Project SAM, a national organization fighting to prevent greater access to cannabis, shared a blog post in which he implied that marijuana contributed to — and perhaps even caused — the death of Michael Brown, whose shooting by a police officer caused weeks of rioting in Ferguson, Missouri. Now, Thurstone has pulled the controversial post and put in its place an item insisting that his intentions had been “misstated and mischaracterized.” We’d say so…
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