At the same time, surveys show Americans becoming more tolerant of and open to medical marijuana. ... Austin said. Clinicians do not prescribe or dispense medical marijuana; they recommend it in accordance with state law.
Marijuana requests: Relief or ‘permission’? Fourteen states have legalized medical marijuana.
For clinicians, “Familiarity with local and state laws is needed relating to advance care planning, decisions regarding life-sustaining treatments, and evolving treatments with legal ramifications (eg, medical marijuana), especially when
Cyclic vomiting presentations increased from 41 per 113,262 ED visits to 87 per 125,095 ED visits after medical marijuana liberalization, according to data from 2 Denver-area hospitals that ... Physicians as well as patients are affected by the lack of
Safety is also a concern for hospitals dealing with states' legalization of medical marijuana. ... That successful sepsis intervention helped rural patients, who are also often the recipients of air medical transport.
Dr. Zhu, a postdoctoral associate at Duke University Medical Center in Durham, N.C. ... She expressed concerns about marijuana legalization, as more than 20 states have legalized medical marijuana, and 3 states have made recreational marijuana legal.