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Marijuana health claims lure patients as science catches up
1.4 million Americans are using marijuana for their health
In this Friday, March 22, 2019 file photo, an employee at a medical marijuana dispensary in Egg Harbor Township, N.J., sorts buds into prescription bottles. The number of Georgians with cards allowing possession of medical cannabis has soared more than 70 percent in one year. - photo by Associated Press
SEATTLE — Marijuana has been shown to help ease pain and a few other health problems, yet two-thirds of U.S. states have decided pot should be legal to treat many other conditions with little scientific backing.
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