Posted: February 28, 2012 in Breast Cancer

Melissa Buhmeyer:

Taking a break from my snarky ranting, Cherry Girl has a great history of medical cannabis and I see no need to re-create the wheel.

Originally posted on Cherry Girl:

Medical study conducted and published 2009 please share ~ Cherry Girl

Medicinal Use of Cannabis in the United States: Historical Perspectives, Current Trends, and Future Directions
Aggarwal SK, Carter GT, Sullivan MD, ZumBrunnen C, Morrill R, Mayer JD. Source: Medical Scientist Training Program, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA.

Abstract
Cannabis (marijuana) has been used for medicinal purposes for millennia, said to be first noted by the Chinese in c. 2737 BCE. Medicinal cannabis arrived in the United States much later, burdened with a remarkably checkered, yet colorful, history. Despite early robust use, after the advent of opioids and aspirin, medicinal cannabis use faded. Cannabis was criminalized in the United States in 1937, against the advice of the American Medical Association submitted on record to Congress. The past few decades have seen renewed interest in medicinal cannabis, with the National Institutes of Health, the Institute of Medicine, and the…

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