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    A fascinating study in Health Affairs last year by a father-daughter pair of public policy researchers found that Medicare prescriptions for things like painkillers, antidepressants and anti-anxiety medications dropped sharply in states that introduced a medical marijuana program. Source: Study: Nationwide medical marijuana laws would save lives — and […]

Study: Nationwide medical marijuana laws would save lives — and ...






    But nurses are caught in a difficult position. Yes, medical marijuana may be legal according to the laws of a state, but at the federal level the drug remains a Schedule I controlled substance … This dichotomy creates a tension between patients wanting to use marijuana for certain conditions […]

Medical Marijuana: A Hazy State of Affairs for Nurses : ...