Moore opposes medical marijuana

NASHVILLE (ABP) — The Southern Baptist Convention’s (SBC) top public-policy expert says any therapeutic benefits of medical marijuana are outweighed by costs to society that disproportionately burden the poor. Russell Moore, president of the SBC’s Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission, said in a Jan. 23 podcast that he sees nothing immoral about the medical use of mind-altering drugs like morphine by people who are seriously ill, but he believes the real motive behind the push for legalization of pot is money.
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