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Dr. Ray Estacio, a member of the Colorado Board of Health, confers with Deborah Nelson, board administrator, during testimony to add post-traumatic disorder to the list of ailments eligible for treatment with medical marijuana during a hearing before the board in Denver. (David Zalubowski, AP)
Electa Draper~ Denver Post ~

Colorado declines to become 10th state to include condition in medical marijuana program.

 Bear Westerlind, an employee at the medical marijuana dispensary Kaya Shack, displays different types of marijuana flowers sold at the shop in Portland, Ore. (AP Photo/Gosia Wozniacka)
 
A new study looks at the potential, positive impact of medical marijuana as a treatment for chronic pain.

Minnesota map and marijuana leaf
 
State officials expect enrollment to keep growing; 276 patients are already certified.

Florida state map/medical marijuana
Sheldon Gardner ~ St. Augustine Record
 
A local nursery is being considered for a license from the state’s health department,  to grow a cannabis strain that’s been used to treat a variety of medical ailments.

State of Georgia MMJ Card: Photo: CBS46.com
 
BROOKHAVEN, GA (CBS46) - For the first time, Georgia families are picking up state-issued cards that allow them to legally possess cannabis oil as a treatment for certain medical conditions.

The study of marijuana as a possible treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder has faced a number of hurdles. Here, a production assistant examines marijuana plants. Reuters/Alessandro Bianchi

Following years of bureaucratic hurdles, the first Food and Drug Administration-approved, randomized controlled trial on cannabis and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is set to begin this summer.

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