Doctors would have wider discretion to prescribe marijuana to patients under a proposal before the General Assembly.

Medical marijuana cards are only issued now when a doctor certifies that a patient has a specific "debilitating medical condition," caused by one of a list of illnesses.

That list includes chronic conditions like cancer, Alzheimer's disease, multiple sclerosis, and HIV. It also covers some side effects, like pain and nausea, that come with treating other illnesses.

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Xerxes Wilson ~ Delaware News Journal ~

 

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