Physicians Across Illinois Endorse Medical Marijuana

By Marijuana Policy Project
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At a news conference Tuesday, a group of doctors announced the support of nearly 250 Illinois physicians for allowing patients with serious illnesses to obtain and use medical marijuana if their doctors recommend it.
“For many patients, the treatment can sometimes be worse than the disease,” said Dr. Margaret Millar of Moline, one of the endorsing physicians. “Having seen the devastating, and all-too-often lethal toll that legally prescribed narcotics can take, I support medical marijuana as a safer, milder treatment option that carries no risk of fatal overdose.”
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