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Resource ID: #15409
Subject: Pharmaceuticals
Source: Rolling Stone
Date: 13-May-99


Rolling Stone reports that a new government report cautiously endorses pot as a painkiller - and it not only embarrasses drug czar Barry McCaffrey but also may help to undermine the $17 billion War on Drugs. The study, "Marijuana and Medicine: Assessing the Science Base," was conducted by the National Academy of Sciences' Institute of Medicine.

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