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Medical Marijuana Program For Illinois Patients Begins

LIFE MATTERS MEDIA STAFF Nearly 3,300 Illinois patients and caregivers with state-issued ID cards will be able to legally purchase medical marijuana on Monday for the first time. Eight dispensaries are authorized to start selling cannabis, program director Joseph Wright told The Associated Press. The number is expected to grow to a dozen dispensaries by the end of the month […]

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Palliative Medicine Suffers An Identity Problem

Palliative medicine suffers from an identity problem. That assertion comes from the authors of a new editorial published in The New England Journal of Medicine who determined that 70 percent of Americans describe themselves as “not at all knowledgeable” about palliative care. Palliative medicine is usually provided to the terminally and seriously ill in order to treat […]

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