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Surgeon General: "Marijuana can be helpful..."

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The Surgeon general is the "Nations Doctor", responsible for providing us with the "best scientific information available on how to improve [our] health and reduce the risk of illness and injury"1. Currently this position is filled by Doctor Vivek Murthy. In a recent interview for "CBS This Morning" he said "We have some preliminary data that for certain medical conditions and symptoms, that marijuana can be helpful." Watch the clip below, and click here for a Huffington Post article on the statement.


                                    [1] About the Office of the Surgeon General