Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker may have disdain for marijuana, but he truly loathes the fed’s recent request to turn over detailed information on Massachusetts’ marijuana patients.
Trump’s deputy director of the National Marijuana Initiative (NMI), Dan Quigley, fired off a letter to Massachusetts health officials asking for data on the “age, gender and medical condition” of the state’s estimated “40,000 registered medical marijuana patients.”
This morning, Marijuana Majority’s Tom Angell shared the fed’s request:
My name is Dale Quigley, Deputy Coordinator for the High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (HIDTA) / National Marijuana Initiative (NMI) program in the United States. We are currently doing demographic research into states with medical provisions for marijuana and the use of a state issued identification card.
We are interested in information as it relates to marijuana registry cards issued by your state for the last 5 calendar years (2012 – 2016). For each year, what was the demographic summary and totals for marijuana cardholders by:
- Age of cardholder
- Gender of cardholder
- Cited medical reason / classification why card…