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medical marijuana

[ med-i-kuhl mar-uh-wah-nuh ]
/ ˈmɛd ɪ kəl ˌmær əˈwɑ nə /
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noun

marijuana obtained with a doctor’s written recommendation and used as a medicine, as in the form of a pill, oil, vapor, or edible: patients who try medical marijuana to ease chronic pain.

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Origin of medical marijuana

First recorded in 1975–80
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