20 - medical cannabis -- a short longer graphical history: originally (1st edition), this chapter was en-titled, a short graphical history of medical cannabis, and was intended mostly for use by newspaper reporters who needed a quick yet well-documented resource on the subject. Though marijuana has always been considered a recreational drug, it is also widely used as a form of medical treatment medical cannabis can be used to treat the symptoms of cancer, glaucoma, aids/hiv, multiple sclerosis, and other conditions. The use of hemp and marijuana dates back to the neolithic period, which makes cannabis one of the first agricultural crops to ever be cultivated and harvested. William c woodward, testifying on behalf of the ama, told congress that, the american medical association knows of no evidence that marijuana is a dangerous drug and warned that a prohibition loses sight of the fact that future investigation may show that there are substantial medical uses for cannabis.
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