Doctors See Benefits of Medical Marijuana For Elderly Marijuana Patients

NBC Nightly News
March 11, 2017

Doctors across the country are calling for a re-think of current government policies, in terms of allowing medical research on medical cannabis, as elderly marijuana patients see dramatic results to treat pain.

“For this group of elderly American’s, using marijuana was definitely not on their bucket list. Dr. Zachary Pallus of the Hebrew Home in New York thinks maybe its time for a change.”

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