Sick as a dog – Nevada may let sick pets use #marijuana w/ veterinarian approval via AP

AP is reporting bill pending before the Nevada legislature may let Fido chill. http://www.wmdt.com/life/pet-premier/bill-would-let-sick-pets-use-cannabis-in-nevada/31863354

Democratic Senator Tick Segerblom sponsored a measure that would allow animal owners to get marijuana for their pet if a veterinarian certifies the animal has an illness that might be alleviated by the drug, the Associated Press reported.

Veterinarian Doug Kramer does already. In an article published recently on Dogster.com, one of the largest dog sites in the world, Kramer states, regarding the decision to go against the law:

“The decision was an easy one for me to make…I refuse to condemn my patients to a miserable existence for self preservation or concerns about what may or may not happen to me as a consequence of my actions. My freedom of speech is clearly protected by the First Amendment to the Constitution. This is an issue of animal welfare, plain and simple. Remaining silent would represent a clear violation of the veterinarian’s oath I took when I was admitted into this profession.”



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