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Politicians' Prescriptions for Marijuana Defy Doctors and Data
“I just don't think the evidence is there for these long lists,” said Dr. Molly Cooke, a professor of medicine at the University of California, San Francisco, who helped research a position paper on cannabis for the American College of Physicians. “It …
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Is medical marijuana really as effective as advocates claim?
The Times takes a look at the paucity of research on medical marijuana's health effects, interviewing doctors and advocates across the country who agree that there should be more studies done on the drug. However, the Times only glancingly mentions a …
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Amendment is not needed for medical marijuana
For instance, physicians may only register patients with severe or chronic seizures or muscle spasms who have been treated for six or more months. Patients prescribed medical grade marijuana are added to a registry maintained by the state. To expand …
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