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    SC: Sen. Tom Davis - The Case For Legalizing Cannabis-Related Medicine

    Did you realize that only 38 percent of Americans now live in a state where seriously ill patients are considered criminals if they use medical cannabis, even if their doctors say it is the only thing that can provide relief? Unfortunately, that includes all the residents of South Carolina...
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    MN: Marijuana Still Illegal At Federal Level

    North Dakota & Minnesota - There are more questions after Minnesota's Commissioner of Health Dr. Ed Ehlinger announced on December 1st that post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is now a new qualifying condition for the state's medical cannabis program. Some of those questions are coming from...
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    All Solutions For Medical Cannabis Point To Congress

    Today over 300 million Americans live in states with medical cannabis laws, and over 2 million individuals are legally using medical cannabis under these state programs. However, all of these patients and programs are in violation of federal laws. Over the past few years, most federal...
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    All Solutions For Medical Cannabis Point To Congress

    Today over 300 million Americans live in states with medical cannabis laws, and over 2 million individuals are legally using medical cannabis under these state programs. However, all of these patients and programs are in violation of federal laws. Over the past few years, most federal...
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    Despite Legalization Some Veterans Won't Get Access To Medical Marijuana

    Michael Geib, an Army veteran from Carlisle, showed ABC27 the handful of pills he takes every day. The pills are prescribed to Geib through the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Lebanon so he can deal with pain, diabetes and PTSD. "I've been on so many other types of medications," he...
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    Seeking Medical Marijuana? Don't Expect Much 'Medical' Oversight

    Only a tiny fraction of people enrolled in medical marijuana programs in the United States are getting any real medical oversight. Why it matters: Nearly half of all states have some sort of medical marijuana program. But a study published Monday in Health Affairs finds that the most...
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    Variation In Medical Marijuana Program Regulations Impacts Enrollment

    A study published today in Health Affairs found that while 14 of the nation's 24 medical marijuana programs were essentially nonmedical in practice, they enrolled more than 99 percent of overall participants. Fewer than one percent were enrolled in "medicalized" programs that adhere to accepted...