April 3, 2014

Even More Than the Rest of Us

1 MDs Support Medicinal Pot & Legalization

U.S. physicians are considerably more in favor of medicinal marijuana than the average citizen, according to a WebMD survey of more than 1,500 doctors. While only 52 percent of the general public believe pot can help to treat certain medical problems, 62 percent of doctors say it can, with the pro-pot numbers highest among specialists in cancer and blood disorders, at 82 percent. Other findings: 69 percent of MDs believe pot can be helpful in dealing with non-medical conditions, 67 percent say that patients should have it as an option, and 56 percent support simply legalizing it nationwide, including more than half of those in states where it is currently not medicinally allowed. Among the medical issues cited as potential targets were AIDS, cancer, glaucoma and inflammation.

More at Kirotv.com | Posted 3 years ago by Robert S. Wieder

Tags: Medicinal Marijuana, Doctors' Opinions on Medicinal Pot, WebMD Marijuana Survey, Physicians and Marijuana

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