Mark E. Green (born November 8, 1964) is an American physician and politician from the state of Tennessee currently serving in the Tennessee Senate as a member of the Republican Party. Prior to running for office, Green founded and served as the CEO of Align MD, a healthcare emergency medicine staffing company. Before serving as CEO of Align MD, Dr. Green was an officer in the United States Army. He served as an emergency medicine physician in Operation Red Dawn, which saw the capture of Saddam Hussein.
“I’ve probably got some people on my side of the aisle who aren’t happy when I say this, but medical marijuana, I think, has a purpose,” Green said. “I have been supportive of that for probably about two years. It’s just time for us to use evidence based medicine, clinical studies at the RIB level. We’re talking about medical quality research, and we can’t do that as long as that drug is in its class.” (10/15/19)
2019: The SAFE Banking Act, HR 1595
2019: Blumenauer/McClintock/Norton Amendment to Protect Legalization
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