Oregon: 'Cannabis nurse' gives up license (Albany Democrat-Herald)

  1. A local nurse and medicinal marijuana advocate fired last April by Samaritan Health Services for refusing to take a drug test has surrendered his nursing license rather than stop using pot.

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  2. 3 Comments

  3. by   HuggyPuglet
    Call me silly but I thought the use of medicinal marijuana (which I agree with, by the way) is for the PATIENT, not the nurse.
  4. by   NRSKarenRN
    Letters: 'Cannabis nurse' bids farewell (Corvallis Gazette Times)

    I was appalled that Samaritan Health physicians would dismiss a safe herbal remedy because of administrative ignorance.
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    From article/letter: marijuana is "safe herbal remedy" for him to use while actively practicing nursing......
  5. by   CHATSDALE
    I don't think i would like a cannnabis nurse taking care of me anymore than i would like an ethanol nurse looking for an iv in my am

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