Area doctor has passion for medical marijuana – Tribune

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If you ask Dr. John Metcalf a question about medical marijuana, buckle in—you’re in for a 100 mile-a-minute ride with dips and turns that might leave your head spinning.

But the 67-year-old, recently retired physician turned medical marijuana doctor doesn’t mean to confuse.

“I’m just passionate about this stuff,” he said recently in a dimly lit rented space in a Monroeville chiropractic office as he waited for his first of 10 patients of the day.

“When I first started certifying patients, I would give them a more at