Medical Marijuana of Pain: Clinical Uses and Concerns

Marijuana remains a schedule I substance under the federal Controlled Substances Act (CSA). However, a number of states have passed their own laws that authorize medical marijuana for certain medical conditions, such as chronic pain. Although medical marijuana remains technically illegal under federal law, a growing number of physicians are nevertheless recommending it to their patients. A panel of experts will examine the clinical uses as well as concerns associated with its use.

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