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Author: Ramsay Lewis
Is Weed Medicine? Here’s Where We Are With the Evidence for Medicinal Cannabis in 2022
Pot, marijuana, reefer — whatever you call it, cannabis is the hot new cure (some say) for everything from PTSD to cancer. It’s quickly being legalized in countries worldwide, and so far in 37 US states. Yet there are still major gaps in our knowledge and in the evidence about its medicinal properties. About 10% of the 32 million regular cannabis users in the United States use it for purely medical reasons, and another 36% report using cannabis at least sometimes for medical reasons. Policy around medical cannabis is created in part based on limited research that shows that it…
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