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How medical marijuana can help sick children

In Feature Stories by Matt DeLuca

Raising a child with a disease is a struggle for any parent, but when one California mother saw her autistic 9-year-old drop down to 42 pounds, she made a decision to try anything that might help him. Joey had been diagnosed with anorexia and malnutrition, conditions directly associated with the pharmaceuticals being used to treat his autism. Joey’s mother, Mieko …

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How does medical marijuana affect a patient’s relationships?

In Community, Feature Stories by Matt DeLuca

As regions across the world continue to legalize the use of medical marijuana, many patients admit there are still considerable social and personal consequences of medical marijuana use. Relationships may be challenged or strained due to perceived legal, medical and ethical hazards of using a substance that has long been stigmatized as a harmful and addictive illicit drug. No matter …