Brown Signs Bill To Protect Organ Transplants for Medical Marijuana Users
On Monday, Gov. Jerry Brown's (D) office announced that a bill (AB 258) designed to prevent individuals from being denied an organ transplant because they use medical marijuana has been signed into law. Under the law, hospitals and physicians will be barred from disqualifying an individual as an organ recipient based solely on the fact that they use medical marijuana.
- "Jerry Brown Signs Protection for Pot Smokers Seeking Organ Transplants" (Siders, "Capitol Alert," Sacramento Bee, 7/6).