The word on the street is that the bill was introduced in response to the recent pressure for Congress to legalize marijuana.
Neurologist Thorsten Rudroff says we need long-term studies and that there is a painful parallel between medical marijuana and the past and present situation with opioids.
Researchers at the University of Queensland found that while cannabis might be mostly safe, people who use it regularly could still end up ruining their lives.
The agency is expanding the number of licensed cannabis cultivators for research up from the country's sole producer of marijuana for research.
It is impossible to measure the harm done by the suppression of medical marijuana.
If you feel reluctant to discuss the possible benefits you can experience from cannabis use, here is some advice on how to raise the topic with your doctor.
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