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Patients with chronic pain who used cannabis daily for one year did not have an increase in serious adverse events compared to pain patients who did not use cannabis, according to a new study.

Medical marijuana neon sign at a dispensary on Ventura Boulevard in the San Fernando Valley, Los Angeles, California. Image: Laurie Avocado via Wikimedia Commons
Kristen Fischer ~ Healthline.com ~
 
Though some states have legalized marijuana for medical or recreational use, it’s clear the issue is still far from settled.

After battling for years to help treat his daughter, J-Bo Wages finally got his Georgia-issued low-THC oil registration card in August. Image: Curtis Compton, AJC.com
 
Georgia-based clinical trials have shown early promise in using cannabis oil to treat epileptic seizures, although researchers said they won’t know for sure until at least the end of next year what strides they have made in the study of medical marijuana.

Minnesota State Capitol. Image: Tony Webster via Wikimedia Commons

Bob Shaw, St. Paul Pioneer Press ~ GrandForksHerald.com ~

ST. PAUL -- Having cancer is a good enough reason to legally take marijuana in Minnesota. Same with epilepsy or AIDS.  ~

A beaker of CBD oil in a lab in California. Image: Peter Bohler via New Republic

Inside the medical marijuana industry's wild new frontier.

Illinois State Flag. Image: Tony Webster via Wikimedia Commons
 
Post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD, won't be on the list of conditions for which medical marijuana is allowed in Illinois.

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