4 Americans get marijuana from U.S. government

Associated Press
Elvy Musikka, 72, who suffers from glaucoma, shows the canister holding marijuana cigarettes she regularly receives from the U.S. Government in Eugene, Ore., Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2011. For the past three decades, the federal government has been providing a handful of patients with some of the highest grade marijuana around. The program grew out of a 1976 court settlement that created the country’s first legal pot smoker. (AP Photo/Don Ryan)

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While maintaining a federal ban on pot, the U.S. government provides 4 Americans with some of the highest grade marijuana around.

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