The following is the full text of the resolution that was proposed to the City of Bainbridge Island, Washington.
The people of the City of Bainbridge Island (B.I.) do ordain as follows:
The title of this resolution shall be: The City of Bainbridge Island Medical Marijuana Resolution.
The purposes of this resolution are: (1) To express the compassion of the people of B.I. for the medically challenged in our community whose sufferings would be alleviated by the use of medical marijuana. (2) To express the strong support of the people of B.I. for the restoration of Cannabis/Marijuana medical preparations to the list of available medicines which can be prescribed by licensed physicians. (3) To direct the elected officials of B.I. to take whatever actions may be within their power to support the availability of Cannabis/Marijuana for medical use.
For the purposes of this resolution, Cannabis/Marijuana medical preparations shall mean: all products made from cannabis or marijuana, in any form intended or used for human consumption, for the treatment of any disease; the relief of pain; or as an adjunct to any medical procedure for the treatment of Cancer, Glaucoma, or AIDS; or for any other medical or healing purpose defined within the bounds of the doctor/patient relationship.
The people of B.I. make the following findings:
If any of these provisions are held to be invalid, all remaining portions of this resolution shall remain in full force and effect.
This resolution shall take effect as provided by law.
From: Tom Rohan
Date: Fri, 2 Sep 1994 10:10:41 GMT
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