A new report catalogs the highs (and lows) of America's medical cannabis process.

Medicinal marijuana, man. Eighty five percent of the U.S. population, in 23 different states, should technically have the option to access the healing herb safely and legally.

But since it’s a relatively new development in the U.S. with wide-ranging laws (and several states that just won’t get hip with the times), we still have a long way to go.

While access to medical cannabis is improving, there are only a handful of states that follow best practices set by the American Herbal Products Association, according to a new study from Americans For Safe Access, a member-based organization of patients, medical professionals, and scientists.

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Allee Manning and Leon Markovitz ~ Vocativ.com ~

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