Sanjay Gupta talking points (NIDA)

Shawn Musgrave filed this request with the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) of the United States of America.


From: Shawn Musgrave

To Whom It May Concern:

This is a request under the Freedom of Information Act. I hereby request the following records:

Any talking points or briefing memos prepared following Sanjay Gupta's statements on marijuana research and NCI/NIDA

I also request that, if appropriate, fees be waived as I believe this request is in the public interest. The requested documents will be made available to the general public free of charge as part of the public information service at, processed by a representative of the news media/press and is made in the process of news gathering and not for commercial usage.

In the event that fees cannot be waived, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 20 business days, as the statute requires.


Shawn Musgrave

From: Palmquist, Lanette (NIH/NIDA) [E]

Mr. Musgrave,

Thank you for your Freedom of Information Act request. I have a question, and it would be easier to discuss over the phone. What is the best phone number and time to reach you?

From: Shawn Musgrave


I agree to exclude cell phone numbers from my request.

Thank you.

From: Palmquist, Lanette (NIH/NIDA) [E]

Thank you! Did you need further info?

From: Shawn Musgrave

No, I understand.

Thank you!

From: Palmquist, Lanette (NIH/NIDA) [E]

Thanks again.

From: National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)

A no responsive documents response.

From: Palmquist, Lanette (NIH/NIDA) [E]

Mr. Musgrave,

Attached is our final response to your FOIA request. Please confirm receipt, and forgive me if you are receiving this a second time. I believe that delivery failed on my prior attempt so I am trying with a simple reply e-mail.