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The State of the Research: Medical Marijuana

The use of marijuana to treat health issues is a hot topic, and big pharmaceutical companies are researching the possibilities.

At this time the state of the research is explained by Dr. Bertha Madras of Harvard University: “In reality, there is no such thing as “medical marijuana”; that is, there is not a particular type of marijuana used for medicinal purposes, let alone for a specific, proven medical purpose.  Physician recommendations for medicinal use of smoked marijuana (obtainable in a dispensary) are not grounded in systematic, evidence-based research, which is the hallmark of our system.”—Bertha Madras Continue reading The State of the Research: Medical Marijuana

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