Steve Lopez and His Gynecologist Marijuana Doctor

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LA Times columnist Steve Lopez teased us Monday about his adventure of getting recommendation approved for medical marijuana by a gynecologist and today his experience was told in full. An excerpt:

I stood to show him where my back hurts. He asked me to bend down, and I demonstrated that I couldn't touch my toes, but I don't think he could see that. He hadn't moved from his seat.

I pointed again to my lower back and asked if there were a disc that low.

He said he knew nothing about back problems.

"I'm a gynecologist," he said.

After shelling out $150 for the visit, Lopez walked out with the legal right to purchase marijuana. Sunday he plans on publishing the next part of his journey.

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