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Most Marijuana Medicinal Benefits Are Inconclusive, Wide-Ranging Study Finds

Most Marijuana Medicinal Benefits Are Inconclusive, Wide-Ranging Study Finds

January 2017

More than 100 conclusions about the health effects of marijuana were evaluated by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine. “Really, most of the therapeutic reasons people use medical marijuana aren’t substantiated beneficial effects of the plant,” commented Sean Hennessy, PharmD, PhD, a member of the committee that issued the NAS report.

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