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Feds To Debate Marijuana As Medicine21:54

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The federal government lists marijuana as a Schedule I controlled substance--meaning it has no medically accepted use. Next week, interest group Americans for Safe Access will present the scientific case for marijuana's therapeutic effects to a federal appeals court, in hopes of relaxing federal restrictions. Oncologist Donald Abrams reviews the evidence on cannabis.

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