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.
- Sometimes med·i·cal can·na·bis [kan-uh-bis] /ˈkæn ə bɪs/ .
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How to use medical marijuana in a sentence
“I totally hear that, because my brother had a delivery service for medical marijuana, and the clientele were parents with their kids in school,” school board member Richie Masadas responded, prompting delighted laughter from the group.School board members bash pandemic-weary parents as potheads who ‘want their babysitters back’ | Antonia Noori Farzan | February 19, 2021 | Washington Post
Fifteen states have now authorized some form of recreational cannabis legalization, while 36 states have approved medical marijuana programs, according to the National Conference of State Legislatures.House votes to decriminalize marijuana as GOP resists national shift on pot | Mike DeBonis | December 4, 2020 | Washington Post
Although proponents have much work to do to improve international access to medical marijuana, recent developments suggest the movement is gaining steam.The UN now says medical weed is a less dangerous drug | Jariel Arvin | December 3, 2020 | Vox
She got Drew a medical marijuana card after even the strongest opioids stopped working to control his pain.He Has a Developmental Disability and Needs a Caretaker. The State Suggested Diapers Instead. | by Amy Silverman for Arizona Daily Star | November 6, 2020 | ProPublica
They’ve been particularly critical of more lax approaches to medical marijuana — with states, like California, enacting laws that in the past amounted to total legalization in practice.2020’s marijuana legalization ballot measures, explained | German Lopez | October 16, 2020 | Vox