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Preliminary Hearing Trial Transcript
February 18, 2004 - page 17
1 Q But did you -
2 A He examined me and he confirmed the diagnoses.
3 I presented him with papers.
4 Q And pursuant to his confirmation of your
5 diagnoses, what were you diagnosed as?
6 A Bipolar disorder, major depression. I also have
7 carpel tunnel syndrome, shooting pains. They come two
a ways through here and they come through here.
9 Q Did Dr. Steiner suggest anything that might
10 relieve your symptoms?
11 A Actually, no. I told him that I had been a
12 medical marijuana patient for a number of years and that I
13 used medical marijuana successfully. And also that I have
14 tried a number of medications. Just about everything.
15 Q Did he have a suggestion based on your medical
16 history that you disclosed to him?
17 A The reason I am pausing is because I don't
18 remember him suggesting I use marijuana. I remember me
19 telling him I use it. It works. He said he would
20 recommend that I continue to do so.
21 Q And did he recommend that you continue to do so?
22 A Yes, he did.
23 Q Is that recommendation contained in the
24 physician's statement that has been marked No. 1 for
26 A Yes, it is. Actually, the first one was six
27 months previous.
28 Q You had another one before this?