Tennessee: Scientist's Fight for Medical Marijuana

By Amy Chillag, CNN Segment Producer
Filed under: CNN Newsroom, Tony Harris

Scientist's Fight for Medical Marijuana Bernie Ellis is a public health scientist who grew marijuana on his farm in Tennessee to help dull the pain from Fibromyalgia and degenerative disorder in his hip and spine.

That's until the federal government raided the farm– and sent him to jail. Now he's fighting back to get medical marijuana legalized in his home state. Tony Harris has this story.

Source: http://newsroom.blogs.cnn.com/2010/10/14/scientists-fight-for-medical-ma...