Medical Marijuana Card OK’d After 8 Minutes, 6 Questions

It took me eight minutes to get a doctor’s recommendation for medical marijuana. The fewer time physicians spend with medicinal-pot seekers the better, according to Christ, executive director of Montana Caregivers Network.

The controversial group has helped thousands of Montanans sign up for medical marijuana cards at traveling clinics and via Internet consultations. My eight-minute conversation with a doctor over Skype, an Internet video-communication program, was unnecessarily long, Christ said.