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A Brief History of Using Cannabis as Medicine Healing Health 

A Brief History of Using Cannabis as Medicine

Cannabis has an ancient medical history. Recently, the U.S. Department of Justice vowed not to prosecute anyone using medical marijuana or distributing it within legal states, making formal a policy hinted at by the Obama Administration earlier. Currently, doctors can prescribe medical cannabis to patients in 28 states, for conditions ranging from glaucoma to AIDS. However, until the record-breaking announcement of the Justice Department, none of those laws had any weight to them. They did not provide any protection from federal persecution, despite the fact that people have been using…

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