Legal Use of Marijuana

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The beginning:
Legal Use of Marijuana
Marinol
s the medical name for marijuana that is available through prescription.
Marinol
is widely available through prescription and comes in the form of a pill. Research is showing that the effects of
Marinol
are more stable in pill form than in other delivery methods such as a patch or an inhaler. THC is the active ingredient in
Marinol
that has been determined to relieve chemotherapy side effects such as nausea, vomiting and weight loss. AIDS patients and cancer patients alike benefit from the prescribed use of
Marinol
(“Medical Marijuana - The Facts”, 2010).
Marinol
is not like smoked marijuana that contains other chemicals that are commonly found in tobacco products called carcinogens. The Food and Drug...
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.....Retrieved April 15, 2010, from http://www.justice.gov/dea/ongoing/marinol.html
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