Three Cheers for Montel Williams

Talk show host Montel Williams went before a New Jersey senate panel today to urge lawmakers to enact medical marijuana laws. Williams uses marijuana to control debilitating pain from MS and became an activist for it after an ATF officer stopped him at the Detroit airport for carrying drug paraphernalia.

I never would have guessed that I’d praise a talk show host publicly, but surprises are good. Celebrity is powerful and the more visible the fight for pain control is, the faster we’re likely to see some changes. Thanks for giving us voice, Montel!