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Medical Cannabis

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Arkansas passed a law to legalize medical cannabis in 2016 through a ballot measure that received 53.2% of the state’s vote. The law allows qualifying patients to purchase 3 ounces of medical marijuana per 14-day period

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Arizona passed a law to legalize medical cannabis in 2010 through Proposition 203 that received 50.13% of the state’s vote. The law allows qualifying patients to possess 2.5 ounces of medical marijuana and to grow up to 12 plants. 

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Alaska passed a law to legalize medical cannabis in 1998 through a ballot measure that received 58% of the state’s vote. The law allows qualifying patients to possess 1 ounce of medical marijuana and to grow up to 6 plants, only 3 of which can be mature.

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There been a clear resurgence in interest in cannabis, more commonly called marijuana, as medicine. The federal government made cannabis use illegal in 1970 with passage of the Comprehensive Drug Abuse Prevention and Control Act

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Medical marijuana, or cannabis, was made illegal by the Controlled Substances Act of 1970. This act classified marijuana as a Schedule 1 drug indicating that it was highly addictive and had no medicinal value.

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Too few doctors recommending medical cannabis remains the primary obstacle faced by patients with qualifying medical conditions in states where it has been legalized. There is data available, and more accumulating every day, that marijuana is effective as a treatment for several medical conditions and symptoms.

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Surprisingly cannabis has been used medically for over 5000 years and physicians in the United States were prescribing cannabis as early as 1850 for treating ailments such as nerve pain, alcoholism, opiate addiction, and seizures. 

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You may have guessed that marijuana, or cannabis, is the most commonly used illegal drug in America. Surprisingly cannabis has been used medically for over 5000 years and physicians in the United States were prescribing cannabis in 1850 for the treatment of ailments such as nerve pain, alcoholism, opiate addiction, and seizures.

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It’s hard to believe that cannabis, also known as marijuana, has been used medically for over 5000 years. Physicians in the United States prescribed cannabis as early as 1850 for treating ailments such as nerve pain, alcoholism, opiate addiction, and seizures

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