States' Rights for Kerry
However, Kerry did not specifically address or endorse the Beaver State's Proposition 33, Oregon's Medical Marijuana Act II, which would strengthen the state's existing law passed in 1998. OMMA2, would increase the amount of marijuana that patients can legally possess, would create a state growing and dispensary program, and would add nurse practitioners and naturopathic physicians to the list of "attending medical personnel" who can qualify medi-mari patients. Meanwhile, President Bush declined an invite from Northwest News 8 to sit down in a one-on-one. The prez would be "unable to meet that request," campaign handlers told the station.