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Medical marijuana in pediatrics: Is it time?

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Marijuana policies are evolving quickly in the United States, with every state in New England legally permitting marijuana to be used for medicinal purposes. Washington state, Colorado and other states have fully legalized marijuana use for recreational purposes. Voters have passed ballot measures allowing for full legalization and regulation of marijuana sales in Oregon, Alaska and Washington, DC; Massachusetts will likely vote on a similar measure in 2016.

Amidst this sea change, families are increasingly asking providers about the safety and efficacy of marijuana for pediatric and adolescent conditions. …Read More

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