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Many oncologists recommend medical marijuana clinically despite not feeling sufficiently knowledgeable to do so

Did you know that? 10 May 2018 | 0 Comments

While a wide majority of oncologists do not feel informed enough about medical marijuana’s utility to make clinical recommendations, most do in fact conduct discussions on medical marijuana in the clinic and nearly half recommend it to their patients, say researchers who surveyed a population-based sample of medical oncologists.

Senator Kamala Harris Cosponsors The Marijuana Justice Act

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Today, California’s junior Senator Kamala Harris announced in a video message that she will be joining Senators Cory Booker, Bernie Sanders, Kirsten Gillibrand, and Ron Wyden on the Marijuana Justice Act. Making marijuana legal at the federal level is the smart thing to do and it’s the right thing to do. Today, I’m announcing my support […]

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Prenatal marijuana use can affect infant size, behavior, study finds

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Smoking during pregnancy has well-documented negative effects on birth weight in infants and is linked to several childhood health problems. Now, researchers have found that prenatal marijuana use also can have consequences on infants’ weight and can influence behavior problems, especially when combined with tobacco use.