Where’s the science on medical marijuana?

That medical marijuana patients are dissatisfied with Delaware’s dispensary process should come as no surprise. Medical marijuana laws and practices, like those involving legal recreational marijuana, are a jumble of half steps, cautions and overpromises.

For example, Delaware legalized medical marijuana for a variety of ailments. The state’s only license dispenser is working its way through the hows and whys of getting the medicine to the patients. Many patients, for their part, are not satisfied with the quality and distribution of the marijuana.

However, another group that is still trying to get a better understanding of the laws is the medical community. Doctors, for example, are not all on board about the medical benefits of marijuana for all of the ailments advocates claim. They are still trying to get a handle on the science involved.

To read more: http://www.delawareonline.com/story/opinion/editorials/2015/10/28/science-medical-marijuana/74771092/

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