Archive for February, 2010

Doctors Urge Caution in Prescribing Medical Marijuana to Kids

February 3rd, 2010

The Maine Association of Psychiatric Physicians is calling for a change in the state’s medical marijuana law aimed at providing more protections for minors. The law currently allows patients under the age of 18 access to medical marijuana with a doctor’s authorization for certain conditions. But Maine psychiatrists believe that kind of access poses longtime risks for some kids to develop psychosis and addiction.

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